Sports Education Of Today. In Today’S Society Children

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Sports Education of Today In today’s society children are increasingly becoming less active. Lack of physical activity in childhood leads to obesity, can increase one’s risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, arthritis, and poor health status. Physical inactivity also increases one’s risk for dying prematurely, dying of heart disease, and colon cancer. Technology and video games have become a major factor in this and have seemed to take over and control lives of many children. Less children are involved with sports and few play outside. The lack of physical activity as a child, can pay huge dividends in the child’s health, into his/her adulthood. Lack of exercise for children can have many negative effects. In…show more content…
The young people in today’s society have open minds and base majority of what they see on the rest of the world. Their experience is directly influenced by the specifics of the still unknown world of nature (Christian & Corina, 2016). One particular group took some students on a camping trip where they taught students and focused on nature, and showed that there is more to life than just technology and video games. On the first day all children are involved in cleaning the area around the tents of broken and dry twigs, collect them and arrange for the needs of the remaining days of the camping trip. This and many other activities, helped the children expand their minds and also showed them that they could have just as much fun outside, as they do playing video games inside. By being outside they are getting some form of physical activity by moving around and being active (llieva, 2016). In the modern schools, too many elementary schools are so centered academics and don’t focus on the well-being of the students. The school systems also don’t realize that physical activity can help students perform better in the classrooms. In the recent years, there has been a worldwide tendency to reduce school-based physical education in favor of academic subjects. Given the beneficial effects of exercise and the disadvantages of a sedentary lifestyle, cutbacks in physical education lessons are not near as productive as people think. Systematic reviews provide clear
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