Along with the benefits from daily exercise, sports – especially team sports – can provide a wealth of positive benefits for individuals and societies as a whole. Team sports can offer a sense of belonging and purpose to the people involved, bonding them together for a common goal. It can improve communication between people, resolve stress or conflict and offer a welcome relief from the pressures of every day life.
Attending sporting events boosts positive hormones in the body, and cheering for the favorite team improves mood and awareness of others. Sports are a successful way of creating and maintaining unity among others, and of society in general. With the invention of sporting events dating back to ancient Greek and Roman cultures and beyond, spectator and participant sports provide a necessary part of society, forming together large groups of people united with a single purpose. It can boost moral and team spirit, and can foster positive rivalries between opposing teams and boost individual self confidence.
For the more self-conscious child, sports can offer a sense of belonging and purpose and foster positive self esteem. Sports have been a part of society and culture for as long as history exists, and continue to be an integral part of societies now, and for generations to come.
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