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Sports Help Girls Thrive in All Aspects of Life...Every parent wants to help their daughter build the skills she needs to be happy and successful. How do you make it happen? Get her into sports! In Go Girl!, NBC sportscaster Hannah Storm helps youMoreSports Help Girls Thrive in All Aspects of Life...Every parent wants to help their daughter build the skills she needs to be happy and successful. How do you make it happen? Get her into sports! In Go Girl!, NBC sportscaster Hannah Storm helps you take an active role in encouraging and supporting your daughters athletic interests, giving her the edge she needs to excel in life.The benefits of sports for girls are numerous. Girls who play sports have higher levels of confidence and self-esteem and lower levels of depression. High-school girls who play sports are more likely to get better grades in school and to graduate. New research shows that as little as four hours of exercise per week may reduce a girls risk of getting breast cancer as an adult by up to 60 percent.Filled with advice and techniques from the nations top experts, Go Girl! tells parents:--How to promote fitness and activity in babies and toddlers--When to start your daughter in organized sports, and how to choose the right sport--How to keep pre-teens and teenagers interested--What to do if your daughter shows elite potential--How to evaluate your daughters coach--What it means to be a good sports parent--What the sports health concerns of a young female athlete may be and how to handle themGo Girl! is the ultimate guide to making sure that young girls take to life with confidence, passion and a love of the game.