Sports

Four Sports Benefits for Children

There are many benefits for children participating in sports. However, we are going to discuss four that are crucial to every child and how parents can assist their children with each one.
Egos
Many kids can be egocentric with a “my way or the highway” attitude. However, sports can help kids lose

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Sports Teaches Dedication, Discipline, Responsibility

Sports teaches dedication, discipline and responsibility. If children participate in sports at a young age, they’ll learn these and other life changing attributes such as self-confidence, fitness, stress detox, teamwork, socializing, character building, health and more.
Dedication
Sports is a great way to introduce kids to dedication. It’s important for kids to

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Sports Benefits for Kids

Kids learn physical, social, self-esteem and other benefits

There are several benefits for kids to engage in sports. Besides physical activity, kids can learn a variety of skills, including social skills, self-esteem, academic success and lifelong health, according to Live Strong.

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Kids physical activity levels compared globally

“Being active is not a choice, but a way of life,” says Dr. Mark Tremblay, Director of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (HALO-CHEO). Tremblay is also the Chief Scientific Officer of the ParticipACTION Report Card and has studied the physical activity of grades from 38 countries across six continents.

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First Book, Target encourage healthy kids through sports

First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, is adding sports and fitness equipment to the wide range of resources available to programs and schools serving children in need, thanks to support from Target.

“Whether it’s dribbling a basketball, playing softball, or maneuvering through an obstacle course, physical activity can improve academic achievement,

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Sports bring healthy benefits to children

Active children are more likely to mature into physically active adults. Benefits of sport and physical activity for children include reduced risk of obesity, increased cardiovascular fitness, improved coordination and balance, better sleep and improved social skills. Reducing sedentary time may be as important for health as increasing exercise time. Best of all, getting moving is fun.

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