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Psychological Satisfaction of Sports on Children

Psychological Satisfaction of Sports on Children

Registering our children as part of a football team or any sport of their choice is one of the best decisions every parent can ever make to help their children develop lifetime confidence, self-esteem, as well as advances in their physical and mental health. Most of us do not understand that playing football or engaging in any kind of sport contribute to the growth of our children’s strength, cleverness, and all this resilience enhances their self-image.

This article will briefly highlight what research findings show how sport participation can positively affect human’s mental health, especially our younger generation. 

Sports pick up human’s mood

Sport activates brain chemicals and helps feel contented and gain tranquillity. Team sports supply our children with fitness and connecting with teammates and friends in a recreational and social circle can also gear up your mental ability.

Sports progresses children’s concentration

Involving in sport from a young age can help our children stay active as they grow older and being part of a sports team improves their academic performances and also helps them stay organised and create a sense of dedication, having it in mind that your sports activity will surely crop up after school or during the holiday.

Sports decrease nervous tension and sadness

Engaging in sport on regular basics keep children mentally intelligent, they will become critical in thinking and learning, and judgment sense will be strengthening. It will also distract their mind from daily stressors. 

Sports strengthen children sleep lifestyle

Sports facilitate the quality of children sleep;  get quick deepen sleep sooner than our expectation, which will pick up their intellectual point of view throughout the next day; however, night sport can boost their energy and stop them from having a good sleep.

Sports put in children good physical shape 

If you can maintain a very sporty lifestyle, you can likely escape diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension and also burn calories and build strong muscle. 

Sport breed leadership starting point 

Sure we all want our children to become leaders someday! Been part of a sport team is one of the places they can breed your leadership personality, team mindset and qualities. More so, the ability to distinguish between winning together or loosing as a team gives them resilience that will not only be useful in the workplace but will also help in dealing with social situations.

Positive well-being is fundamental recreation developmental to standard physical health throughout the lifespan; SMIS encourages all parents to register their children to participate in any sport of their choices. Oluseyi Elizabeth Odudimu


Mrs. Oluseyi Elizabeth Odudimu is a mental health advocate and the founder of the Stop Mental Illness Foundation. With a solid academic background, she has dedicated her life to raising awareness about mental health issues and providing support to individuals suffering from mental illness. Mrs. Odudimu is also a published author, mentor, and a loving mother and wife. Her tireless efforts have earned her numerous accolades and honors, making her a true role model and a beacon of hope for those affected by mental illness.

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