Reply to Williams et al.: Comment on: “Equity in Physical Activity: A Misguided Goal”
“Equity is not about ensuring everyone is equal”
Williams et al. stated equity is not about creating equal outcomes . Thus, they believe I “fundamentally misconstrued” equity because I assumed the goal of equity initiatives is to create equal physical activity rates between groups.
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