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The Benefits of Playing Team Sports

THE BENEFITS OF PLAYING

TEAM SPORTS



PHYSICAL BENEFITS

Regular exercise is important for every age group



REDUCES THE RISK OF:



Cardiovascular disease

High blood pressure

High cholesterol

Obesity

Diabetes

Certain types of cancer



Improves strength and flexibility, and coordination

Boots energy levels

Makes heart and lungs work more efficiently





MENTAL BENEFITS

Exercise reduces the risk of depression



RELEASES ENDORPHINS



Reduce your perception of pain

Contribute to post-exercise feeling of euphoria

Can help reduce stress levels



TEAM SPORTS ENCOURAGE HEALTHY COMPETITION



Players learn:



To think quickly

To deal with disappointment and loss

self-discipline

Problem-solving skills



SOCIAL BENEFITS





COOPERATION





Players learn to work as a team



Sports show that the group is just as important

as the individual There's no "I" in team!



Players can appreciate other' efforts and

receive appreciation back





INSTRUCTION





Coaches give players a positive role model



Players learn how to follow directions



Players learn patience as they acquire new skills





FRIENDSHIP





Players form bands with teammates

These bonds last after the game is over



Sharing memories of games won or lost

strengthens relationships

The Benefits of Playing Team Sports

shared by BrittSE on Jun 30, 2013 in Sports

The Benefits of Playing Team Sports

shared by BrittSE on Jun 30, 2013 in Sports

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Those who play team sports learn how to think quickly and deal with disappointment. They also gain self-discipline and problem-solving skills. Check out this sporting goods infographic to learn more a...
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