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Why are Men generally stronger than Women?

- As they have more testosterone and more muscle mass


Who has a higher percentage of fat?

- Women


What is another difference between men and women?

- Men have bigger lungs and heart, so women have less oxygen carrying capacity


What activities are women more likely to participate in?

- More skill and technique related activities


Give a difference between men and woman's sport

- In Tennis, men play to 5 sets where as women only play to 3.


What sports are men more likely to participate in?

- Power sports as they are able to jump further, run faster etc


At what age do sports become 'single sex' and why?

- At the age of 11, as from this age boys get stronger and taller


Define 'Hormonal Imbalance'

- Participating on a period that can affect performance