How Values Influence Behavior In Sports

Decent Essays
I. Introduction According to (Padgett. n.p) Sports is an activity that has physical skills, capabilities like strength agility and stamina. It requires skill or physical prowess, competitiveness and endurance. It also involves skills that players train for so that they can reach their maximum potential in playing the sport. The positive effects of sports; first, it helps physical development a New Zealand New study conducted in 2006 suggested participating in physical exercise before and during the onset of puberty helps reach peak bone mass, enabling them to develop stronger muscles and bones that will be the foundation for future growth. Second, helps in weight control results to less risk in diseases that come from overweight. And lastly, …show more content…
Another, is parental pressure. Parents who live with their child’s accomplishments and without can put extreme stress to the player and can even cause them to not fully enjoy the sport anymore.
II. Body “Values are defined as perspectives about an appropriate course of action. If a person values honesty, then he or she will strive to be honest. People who value transparency will work hard to be transparent. Values are one important element that affects individual character and behavior towards others. The relationship between values and behavior is intimate, as values create a construct for appropriate actions.[...] Behavior- the way a living creature acts.". (How Values Influence behavior n.p.). It is important for children to learn good values and behavior to help them when they face influences as they grow up. Children learn honesty by applauding their courage for telling the truth. Learning honesty can counteract children from lying and being dishonest. Children learn courtesy and respect based on how people that surround them treat each other. This is why it’s important for parents to say “please”, “you’re welcome” and “thank you” because children model how their parent’s act or behavior. Learning courtesy and respect will
…show more content…
Parents are their children’s first teacher, and provide them with knowledge that is necessary for survival through direct instruction. They also influence them unintentionally through their own daily actions, such as conversing with other adults while their child is present. Children are very prone to imitate the actions of those around them, especially adults. This was made clear in the Bobo Doll experiment done by Bandura, in which children that saw adults beating up a Bobo Doll did the same things to the doll. Lastly, parents are in charge of their child’s experiences and social interactions, and thus the environment the child is exposed to, with the parent’s permission shapes their future behavior. Although all parents influence their children through similar avenues, the ultimate affect on the child differs on parenting style.”

Related Documents

  • Decent Essays

    Therefore, they show a lot of affection and nurturance to the child (Abar & Winsler, 2005). Permissive parents may choose this style of parenting because they believe it will teach the child to be independent. They also believe that by not being controlling over the child’s life, then a strong, friendly relationship between parent and child will develop (The Pros and Cons of Permissive Parenting, 2011). All though it is good to show love to your child, it is very important for children to have parents who are able to guide them strongly to make good decisions. Children need parents who will provide structure in their lives because they are not mature enough to do so themselves (Abar & Winsler, 2005).…

    • 1202 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    That is why parents must take it seriously. Good mental health allows the child to be social, think clearly, and develop new skills. When the parent is disciplining their child, they must remember how old the child is and what the child can and cannot take in. Some children might take what the parent says to heart and could really mess with their emotions to that parent. Parents can promote the parent-child bond by being appropriate role models.…

    • 804 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Athletes will gain confidence in themselves because they will be in better shape and be a better athlete. All these ways help prove that strength and conditioning programs help athlete in their sports and will keep them in shape. If that athlete that fell would have worked hard in their off season doing a strength and conditioning program their muscles, tendons, and ligaments would have been able to take the impact put on the body and they would have been able to…

    • 1571 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Core exercises should definitely be a part of your train routine. Aside from being a good workout for your abdominal muscles, they also benefit your corporeal health in more ways than you can imagine. They perk up flexibility, strengthen abs and the entire body, reduce lower back problems, and promote breathing and lung capacity. TYPES OF CORE EXERCISES: A strong core is essential to correctly perform vigor training exercises, to lift a maximum amount of weight and to reduce your risk of injuries. There are many different techniques you can use to be different your core training and avoid a plateau.…

    • 751 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    This type of parenting allows their child to be independent but still sets rules and control. Parents allow the children to have an opinion which is very important when it comes to building a child’s character. The child needs to be able to feel that what they have to say matters too. Children’s whose parents are authoritative are happier and are able to maintain relationships with both peers and adults. Authoritative parents explain to kids why they do the things they do.…

    • 484 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    If the parents strongly believe in honesty and morals, they will model that for their children. If they believe more in doing whatever it takes to be successful, they will model that for their children. Taking on the role of a friend over the role of a parent can create contradictions of its…

    • 837 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The parents may provide support and encouragement yet they lack placing limits on their child for any reason. These types of parents believe that their children will be more independent than if they were to place limits on their child. Although this may seem appealing to the child it could still potentially be dangerous for the parents to identify with this style (Mgbemere B. & Telles R, 2013). Eventually, parents may find themselves having to bribe their child to complete a task or may be afraid to cause conflict with their child.…

    • 1507 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Teaching youngsters how to behave can instill a sense of confidence in them, so they can grow up to be productive family members and citizens. In response to my presentation, the group members had something to say. Some of them stated that their parents believed that sparing the rod spoiled the child and that they were afraid of their parents. One did not feel it was good to be afraid of someone a person loved, which can carryover to their relationships. The participants gave evidence of how discipline is confused with punishment, and why children may fear their parents.…

    • 1689 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Parents are a child’s role model, caretaker, and teacher. Children look up to their parents because hopefully someday they can aspire to be just like them. However, it is shown that kids are learning important life lessons from their peers (Gray). Lessons, such as communication, independence and courage, and the skills of the adult culture, are being taught amongst children. It is an important aspect of a kid’s life to socialize with others, but these skills should be taught by their parents.…

    • 1383 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Children are encouraged to become independent and respect others although they are highly influence by their parents and not their peers (Bednar and Fisher 2003). An authoritarian child will lead to an authoritarian parent. These parents are not responsive to their children needs and have high demands set for their children. There is no explanation given for a rule only you do it because I told you…

    • 582 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays