Role and Benefits of Sport

Physical

  • Better posture
  • Better balance
  • Stronger muscles
  • Stronger heart
  • Stronger bones
  • Weight control
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved fitness
  • Better health
  • Fight off illness better

Social

  • Social Integration
  • Build social skills
  • Meet new people
  • Increase family time
  • Enjoy other’s company
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Build new friendships

Mental

  • Feeling more energetic
  • Increase mental alertness
  • Increase cognitive functioning
  • Sleep better
  • Reduce and prevent stress
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Reduce depression
  • Relaxation

Emotional

  • Better self-esteem
  • Better self-confidence
  • Increase feeling of self-worth
  • Increase feeling of success
  • Increase feeling of happiness
  • Positive mood and affect
  • Lower tension
  • Lower sadness
  • Lower anger