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5280331 EC1 (Section 7) Tuesday January 26, 2010 Billy Benefits of Sports There are many kinds of sport that people choose to play. According to Heffernan, in modern society, this current young generation plays a lot less sport than youngsters living 150 years ago (Huffernan, n.d.). There are a wide range of benefits for children who play sport. The benefits of sports can be divided into individual benefits and cultural benefits. The first benefit of playing sport is individual benefits. There are three main categories of individual benefits, which are physical benefits, emotional benefits, and social benefits. To begin with physical benefits, playing sports can help the body’s organs function normally and also improve the efficiency of the organs. For example, the volume of the lungs will become expanded. People who do exercise regularly breathe less than those who do not. As they exercise more and more, more oxygen is transferred into the bloodstream. In addition, playing sports can prevent people from getting infected with some diseases, such as Osteoporosis, because playing sports can help strengthen the bones, so the bones become stronger. Moreover, playing sports can help the body become fit. Playing sports can control people’s weight, both by increasing and decreasing it. The second category is emotional benefits. Sports can
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