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Social support and sports participation motivations of female adolescents in India - study of age transition and achievement level

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  • Oregon State University, USA
  • University of Macau, Macau, China
  • Fort Hare University, South Africa
  • University of Alberta, Canada
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University, India


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