Playing Sports has Benefits

Everyone loves to play some or the other kind of sport

Everyone loves to play some or the other kind of sport. Sports are not only engaging but refresh your mind and make you physically fit. A lot of emphases is placed on playing sport because “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy!” It is very important to involve yourself in some sports activity so that you can be mentally and physically fit and fine.

The researchers say their findings from the ethnically diverse group of children indicate that those students who were involved in sports – including the ones who played contact sports like football – were no more likely to tend towards aggression than non sport-involved youth. Those involved in organized sports reported higher overall self-esteem and were judged by their teachers to be more socially skilled and less shy and withdrawn.

Research or studies have found that kids, especially girls who play sports tend to have a positive body image and high self-esteem. Kids involved in sports are less likely to take drugs or smoke because they realize the impact that these destructive activities can have upon their performance. Girls who play sports are also less likely to become pregnant.

Statistics show that kids who are involved in sports while in high school are more likely to experience academic success and graduate from high school. Playing sports improves the Math skills in children. Sports help to build leadership skills, sportsman spirit, and teamwork. Sports can also give children a sense of pride and accomplishment. Moreover, they can make good friends with people having similar or same interests.

A very important benefit of playing sports is that it makes a person happy. It has been found that exercising or playing sports leads to the production of happiness molecules in your body. Hence, sports generate positive or constructive energy.

Well, above are some of the advantages of playing sports. So play sports and be happy and fit!

Source by Harry Wilson

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