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The Positive Effects of Youth Sports

THE POSITIVE EFFECTS OF YOUTH SPORTS 35 MILLION KIDS PLAY ORGANIZED SPORTS EACH YEAR Female High School Athletes Less likely to get involved with drugs Less likely to get pregnant 3 92. 80 Times More likely to graduate from high school Girls who are active in sports during adolescence and young adulthood are 20% less likely to get breast cancer later in life of Fortune 95. 500 executives participated in high school athletics PARTICIPATING IN SPORTS TEACHES Healthy Habits Self Discipline Social Skills Teamwork Sportsmanship Listening PARTICIPATING IN SPORTS INCREASES Positive Social Effects Confidence Self-Esteem KIDS WHO DO NOT PLAY SPORTS ARE MORE LIKELY TO or go to prison Break the law Join a gang Abuse alcohol or drugs Become pregnant Skip class Have discipline problems in school oabe Become a welfare recipient Drop out of school KIDS WHO PLAY SPORTS ARE MORE LIKELY TO abc Perform well in school Have higher grades on national tests Graduate from high school Go to college Become and remain employed Become directors and managers donate Become business managers and leaders Participate in social and charitable programs Sources aries http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/positive-effects-sports-kids-5686.html http://www.athleteassessments.com/articles/youth_sport_statistics.html http://www.statisticbrain.com/youth-sports-statistics/ http://www.mentaltoughnesstrainer.com/national-youth-sports/ http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/News/NewsAndFeatures/Pages/participating-in-organized-sports.aspx http://www.womensmediacenter.com/feature/entry/americas-girls-need-sports APPAREL www.ariesapparel.com

The Positive Effects of Youth Sports

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What can you or your child gain from playing sports? From an increase in self esteem to lessons in teamwork, participating in sports has many positive impacts.

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