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Although attention to studies on wellness and physical activity dates back to the 1950s, scientific discoveries about the health benefits of physical activity were made throughout the 1980s and 1990s. There is an overwhelming amount of evidence on the positive effects of sport and physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. When we engage in regular physical activity, the direct effects are obvious and it is possible to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, obesity, depression and osteoporosis.
Sports can help children develop healthy bones, stronger cardiovascular systems and lungs. Child athletes develop motor and cognitive skills. According to the United Nations, being active as a child makes it increasingly likely that children will continue to participate in sport to promote well-being. For girls, sport can help stop osteoporosis and hip fractures. Have opportunities to interact with others in a healthy way, feel independent and continue to move their own bodies. Playing sports can help people achieve the fitness goals associated with weight loss from muscle development, and body fat from physical activity. Physical activity is associated with hormone regulation and system strengthening.
It is important to choose a sport based on age and physical ability. Sport and health are therefore two inseparable terms. On this blog you will find many relevant articles and advice to ensure your physical and psychological well-being.