Friday, September 19, 2008

GENDER GAP IN RESEARCH

In research studies specially epidemiological studies trying to find out incidence; say incedence of a pirticular injury in females may be influenced by a gender gap. the paricipation of males and females are not uniform across all the sporting faculties hence assuming homogenity of sports participation in both sexes may lead to errors of incidences of a pirticular injury say the ACL injury is seen 4-6 times more in females. this kind of error can be assigned to gender gap.

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