The Effects of Sport on Education
Sport can be defined as competitively and entertaining activities that require a certain amount of physical strength and skill. In essence; system, discipline, and success is a combination of the target. Children who do sports motivated to apply the system with discipline, to set goals and to succeed. The sporting child is approved, supported and loved: All these positive contributions also effect the child’s course success in the positive direction.
Sports, reduces stress as well as support the cognitive development of children. Sing (2012), investigating important research in this area, investigated how physical activity affected student school achievement in their study of nearly 12,000 children and teenagers aged 6-18 years, most of whom are in the United States. As a result of the research; the student who are more physically active have higher academic achievemnet and the exercise gives the brain more blood and oxygen; emphasized that by providing endorphin increase it reduce stress and blances emotions, thus improving the cognitive system of the person. Also, regular involvement of children in sports increases versatility. Fort his reason, children playing sports; depression, anxiety, etc., are less affected than those who do not.
Sports and physical activity, an addition to improving the child’s psychomotor skills, physically support the growth of the child. The joints, muscles and bones of children who play sports are much faster than those of other children.
When we look at the cognitive (mental) development effects of sports, contribute to the development of attention and concentration. It makes it easier fort he child to Express himselfs / herself in society. The child seeks solutions to problems in sport and allows them to act in thought. It facilitates the child’s different thinking and tactical development, feels good and healthy, reduces stress and provides psychological relief.