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    Sports activities and interests provide many positive opportunities for children. However, they can also cause some problems. Many parents believe that participation in sports will enhance children’s school accomplishments, while others believe that sports get in the way of their children’s achievement. Sports is an important part of a student’s life. It enhances their physical abilities and capacity. I believe that there isn’t too much emphasis placed on sports but it is a significant and substantial aspect in the life of a student. Johan Huizinga tells us that “Human beings are truly unique, not because we think or have language, but because we have the capacity for play.” Huizinga says that play is everywhere and he does not see play simply…

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    is really scary. When it occurs in an organized sport that is supposed to be a safety haven for an enjoyable activity then it can be a tragedy. If the proper equipment is utilized then the risk of injuries decreases and safety is improved. Children or teen-agers that get injured while playing an organized sport may benefit from rules and regulations that are designed to protect players. Many of the injuries that can occur are very dangerous, sometimes even life-threatening, and can possibly…

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    Between the ages five and eighteen, 66% of boys and 52% of girls play organized sport in the united states (Statisticbrain.com). Families in the American society place a significant value on sports and many of their lives revolve around it. From attending professional sports games to a child’s little league practice, it is so important that it cannot be missed. My view on sports is very similar to the functionalist point of view. I place a high value on the concept of competition, achievement,…

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    When we think about the word sport, should we think that it’s about physical involvement, athletes, teams, skill, or a goal? However, should it always have a physical activity in it or, does it have to be in the Olympics to be called a sport? Sports should not be thought to be only physical activities, but mind and skill as well. In seeing the training that goes on into any type of sport can be stressful, even in chess, and the effects of stress can exhaust a person, even when they aren’t doing…

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    Sport is an amazing way to get a better social lifestyle and get to know new people who share the same ideas and perspectives as you, but also people who share different perspectives. Playing sports can also increase social skills which are very useful in society. Learning important skills Fair play is an important social skill needed when you grow up because it teaches you not to cheat, and follow by the rules. Another benefit of a sport is the ability of the child to cope with wins and losses…

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    something a little bit bigger than you”(Ross 129). Sex-integrated sports means that sports teams are made up of both genders. Many people believe it is too dangerous physically and socially for girls to participate in boy sports. Often times there are girls who have a passion for sports and an athletic ability that deserves to be shown off, even if it means playing with the boys. Girls deserve the equal opportunity to play among the boys because they are equally athletic as boys. In years…

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    Cheerleading Is A Sport

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    Cheerleading is a Sport Growing up cheerleading since the age of seven to the age of seventeen it was always a big controversy on whether cheerleading was a real sport. I’ve always thought of cheerleading as a sport. It’s a sport that involves many types of skills such as you have to work as a team, it’s a very competitive sport, and it requires a lot of physical activity.” Cheerleading is a sport that combines gymnastics, dance, teamwork, bodybuilding and communication. Anybody can throw or…

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    Sports In Phineas

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    Sports, all schools have at least one sport like football, baseball or basketball, Devin has several sports that it has to offer to its students for swimming, football, and other sports. Sports are a big thing to some people like Phineas in the novel, he was very athletic and did a variety of sports until he had his accident at the tree Which put him in a cast and then a cane and shortly he fell down a set of marble staircase in which brought him to his death from the bone marrow that entered…

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    Amateurism In Sports

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    Throughout history, sports have grown tremendously. Sports have been able to get points across whether that be through the sport itself, the athletes or the media. It is seen as an outlet for athletes to speak on agendas they feel are necessarily to shed light on. Sports has allowed businesses to form and give individuals something to bond over. Sports has also influenced our society and what we make of it. Generally, the physical culture of sports is seen as a form of domination and empowerment…

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    Is Cheerleading A Sport

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    Cheerleading should be considered a sport. They have to be super athletic to be a cheerleader. Also, cheerleading might be in the Olympics. I don’t see American Football in the Olympics, yet people consider that a sport. Cheerleading takes a high level of skill that many people don’t have. Some people say that they may be putting Cheerleading in the Olympics, but the NCWA still thinks it needs to be developed more. Cheerleading is a sport because they’re thinking about putting it into the…

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