Nowadays, parents and teachers seem to give less importance to sports; they feel it, just the waste of time and energy. Everybody wants their children to become engineer and doctor. But they tend to forget that all study and no play would affect the shaping of the child’s personality. Such rigid restriction can make children inactive, dependable and lazy. To avoid such consequences schools and colleges have made sports as compulsory and valuable part of student’s curriculum. Including physical training and exercise in academics helps to inculcate discipline in students such as every game or sports may have certain rule set which one has to follow strictly.
Participating in sports helps students to understand the meaning of the term team work. Team work is one of the most important skill that high school student can learn through sports. Through team work, students can learn how each individual effort combined with that of their team-mates create the success level of the team. Although, wining everything isn’t always the best lesson to learn, the fact everyone does their best the team does better is the most important thing to learn.
Participation in different kind of sports helps students to be active, healthy and strong. It also benefits mental health as well as maintain their energy balance. Students engage in physical activity have stronger immune system which prevents them from minor or major illness. It also helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints. Also helps in controlling weight, build lean muscle and reduce fat.