Youth Sports Philosophy

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Philosophy List at least 10 positive benefits from participation in youth sports. How does your program ensure that participants gain these benefits? 1. Playing sports is FUN. Sports participation provides children with something to do and a group to belong to. This group of friends has similar goals and interests. 2. Research has found that children who play sports, especially girls, are more likely to have a positive body image, higher self-esteem and are less likely to be overweight. For more information, facts and figures about Girls in Sports please refer to the Women's Sports Foundation. 3. Children involved in sports are less likely to engage in risky behaviors (like taking drugs or smoking) because they…show more content…
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