Women In Men’s Sports Should women be allowed to play on male sports teams? Method of Development: What physical and mental differences do males and females have which might affect the game or moral? Tentative Thesis: As far as mental and physical attributes are concerned, men and women are not created equally. Neither is superior, however, the differences between a man and a woman could affect how they participate in competitive sports. I. Introductory Paragraph: Use examples of differences/stereotypes. Women’s soccer taking off shirt after winning game/ vs. men’s game.Women want to compete w/men to earn more respect and to be treated equally. Insert thesis.
Finish with a few points of support from below for transition. II. Support Paragraphs: Mental and Physical differences A. Men have more endurance.1. It is scientifically proven that women often tire before men in aerobic exercise. 2. So are the lengths of the quarters, periods, matches etc.
shortened to women’s games? B.Men are stronger and faster 1. Teams would be competitively uneven when Men outnumber women. 2. Women might complain of discrimination when chosen for the lesser positions. C. What will be done to avoid injury to women’s chests? 1.
List sports where special care will have to be taken if women join in. 2. Fouls to women’s chests can be considered sexual harassment.
3. Men will have to avoid women or relearn the sport they have come to know. Transition Paragraph D.Men are taught to hit hard and break down the offense. 1.
Women are taught to be nice and polite. 2. Men have years of experience over women in the hit em’ till they fall department.3. Transition sentence re: physical- mental aspects. E.
Years of good manners have taught men that ladies are first and to never harm a lady. 1.All of the time spent teaching boys to be nice and respectful of girls is out the window. 2. Most men will just back off rather than get competitively physical with a woman. 3.
If a new generation of boys grow up knocking down girls in pee-wee football will the violence end on the field? F.Sexual Tension will affect the game and the team. 1. Getting a co-ed bunch of great athletes together in a competitive situation is a prime place for sexual tension to fester. 2. There will be love triangles and flings that will affect the game.
3. Men will tend to act macho and show off more for females even when not in best interest of the team. G. Sexual harassment will be a major issue that will not allow boys to be boys. 1. What is to be done about the locker room(s)? 2.
Coaches will have to completely change their language and attitudes to avoid accusations.3. In physical sports there is often touching/hitting that would be considered sexual harassment when occurring male vs.
female. 4. Boys can’t be boys in the one last place they have always been able to act like themselves.III.
Concluding Paragraph: Start with the fall of the man (sarcasm) as he looses his locker room spirit. Use some shock headlines of future sports with mixed gender teams. Conclude with serious points mentioned above about why it just won’t work.