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Not all schoolchildren prefer team sports

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 11 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1229
  1. Ruth Coffey
  1. Student Chelford, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9BW

    EDITOR,—I read Helen Trippe's editorial on sport in schools in my mother's copy of the BMJ.1 I am writing as a sixth former with an inside view on physical education in schools.

    There are two main points. First is the question of team games as the main form of physical education in schools. While many people do enjoy “the fun of playing as a member of a team,” this …

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