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Miami University Co-Recreational Sports

From: Joe stampson
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Discusses players' attitudes towards the rule differences for intramural co-recreational sports.

Friz_small Discusses players' attitudes towards the rule differences for intramural co-recreational sports.

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IS IT POSSIBLE THAT A POLICY MEANT TO BE AN EQUALIZER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN CAN ACTUALLY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD? STUDENTS AT MIAMI UNIVERSITY HAVE MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CO-RECREATIONAL INTRAMURAL SPORTS.

IN AN ATTEMPT TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD AMONGST THE SEXES DURING GAMES, THE MIAMI DEPARTMENT OF INTRAMURAL SPORTS HAS ESTABLISHED GUIDELINES FOR VOLLEYBALL, ULTIMATE FRISBEE, AND SOCCER.

IN ANY SPORT, THERE MUST BE A GREATER OR EQUAL NUMBER OF MEN THAN WOMEN ON THE FIELD OR COURT AT ALL TIMES. IN VOLLEYBALL A WOMAN MUST MAKE CONTACT WITH THE BALL BEFORE IT GOES OVER THE NET, AND IN ULTIMATE FRISBEE AND SOCCER A WOMAN’S GOAL IS WORTH TWO POINTS WHILE A MAN’S GOAL IS WORTH ONE. IF ONE OF THESE RULES IS BROKEN A TEAM IS PENALIZED AND IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES THE OPPOSING TEAM MAY BE AWARDED AN ADDITIONAL POINT.

ACCORDING TO ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INTRAMURAL SP...
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