Essay About Sports Pdf

 

SCIENCE REPORTER,

October 2010

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Sports Should be made Compulsory in Schools 

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Sports ImpartCharacter

Games are essential and anecessity for children. Physicalexercise keeps the body fit andtrim, thus ensuring healthyeating habits. If there are nogames for children inschool, theytend to getweary andbored of school routine, and studiesbecome a drag. It has beenshown that if you are overweightyou are more likely to develophealth problems, such as heartdisease, stroke, diabetes,certain type of cancer, gout (jointpain) and gallbladder disease.Research has also shown thatstudents taking part in sportshave better academicperformance than those whowere not exposed to physicalgames. Games also boostcharacter building and preparechildren for leadership roles.Outdoor games arerecreational and ensure thatchildren are exposed to fresh air and exercise, which they mightnot get at home, the televisionand the computer draggingthem away from any forms of physical workout. Children alsodevelop a coordination of eyeand limbs. They learn to be moresocial and outspoken. Theylearn to deal better with their fears, think more independentlyand become apt at disregardinglittle bruises and fusses.So, since outdoor gamesand sports open a door tofreedom of mind, sports shouldbe encouraged in all schoolsand should be supported by allparents, because the children of today are the hopes of tomorrow.

Owaiz Yusufi

Class VI, Career Convent CollegeLucknow

Daily Dose of Sports

The first decision-making abilitystarts when a child steps on tothe playground with friends.Sports activities bring out manyqualities in astudent. Sincesports helpthem inhalemore air/oxygenbringingstrength to thebody, the body grows healthyand the brain becomes sharper,thus helping the student to dowell in studies as well. It willnot be wrong to say that thephysical, social and intellectualdevelopment of kids starts in theplayground. Besides, due to lackof sports activities, students/kids gain weight, which ishazardous to their health.Sports are considered to be themost comprehensive exercisefor kids. I think kids should beprovided at least one sportsperiod everyday to make themgrow as happier, healthier andmore responsible humansbeings.

Vibhor Mudgil

Class VIII, DPS, Indirapuram

All RoundDevelopment

Education means all rounddevelopment of personality i.e.physical, mental, aesthetic andspiritual. As children grow, theyneed balanced development of both the body and the mindespecially up to the teens whenthey spend a major part of theday in school. At least one hour of sports of any kind is essentialto recharge the minds of thechildren for better concentration. Schools are notfor studies only. This narrowsense of education is to becorrected in the minds of theparents as well. Of course,sports and games would befollowed by schools dependingon the sports infrastructure theypossess. In today’s enclosedcolonies with severe crunch of playing fields, sports in schoolscan be extremely beneficial for children.

Swapan Rudra

Sonamukhi, Bankura (W.B.)

Best Cure

Sports are like medicine for thehealth of children. Withoutimprovement in health we cannever build a good humanbeing. So if sports are madecompulsory for all then humanhealth is protected by sports justlike cancer is protected bychemotherapy. Also school isthe first stage of health so it isthe best time of taking treatmentin the form of sports for totalcure.

Md. Mahatab

Santiniketan (W.B.)

No Compulsion

No doubt, apart from studies,sports and exercises are alsonecessary for students, butmaking it compulsory meansschools haveto organizesports dayanyhowotherwise itmay be takento task by theadministration.So it will disrupt the studyenvironment. Therefore, itshould be left to the schoolmanagement to hold sportsevents occasionally.

Shayan Ghani

Patna, Bihar

Develop a SportsCulture

I do not think there can be anycounterpoint of this statement.Being a country that barelymanages two or three medalsin the Olympics, it should bemandatory for schools toprovide sports facilities for students. This will not onlykindle the passion for sportsamong students but will alsocreate a sporty atmosphere inthe whole of India. Coupledwith this it will also addressgrowing concern over healthissues viz. obesity that iscommon among students goingto schools, especially in urbanareas.

Abhishek Anand

anandabhishek309@gmail.com

Sports for aHealthy Body

To improve the power of thinking we need a healthy mindand a healthy mind demands ahealthy body. Sports play animportant role in keeping usphysically fit. Today, with rapidlygrowing population andreducing numbers of playgrounds, students prefer toplay computer and video games.In schools they are providedwith proper facilities to playsports. But it should not bemade compulsory. Instead weshould try to make theminterested in sports and this canbe done by employing goodsports teachers. Through sportsour purpose is to make thestudents physically healthy andthis will be possible only whenthey get interested in sports.

Dhritiman Kakati

dhritiman777@gmail.com

Some MoreOlympic Medals

Certainly, sport should be madecompulsory in school. Not onlyon paper but also in practicalterms. It will make childrenhealthy not only physically butalso mentally. It will also createa feeling of teamwork amongthem from their early childhood.There are a lot of games being

Sports and games are very important for us. They keep us healthy and fit. They offer us a change from the monotony of daily life. It is a useful means of entertainment and physical activity. Sports and games help in character building. They give us energy and strength.

Sports and games are means of mental and physical growth. During sports we come to learn many things. We learn how to maintain mental balance in the midst of hopes and despair. They make us learn how to tackle the difficult situation. Sports develop a sense of friendliness. They develop in us team spirit. They help in developing mental and physical toughness. They shape our body and make it strong and active. They give us energy and strength. They remove tiredness and lethargy. They improve blood circulation. This improves our physical well-being.

Sports and games improve our capability. They improve our efficiency. Either study or work alone makes us exhaust. We remain no longer efficient to do any work. Sports remove our mental exhaustion. Sports are integral part of education. Education without sports is incomplete. Keeping their value in life, children are taught some sorts of games in the very early stage in school. These days’ sports are a part of academic curricula.

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Sports are particularly important for the youth. They help in their physical and mental growth. They contribute in the formation of character. They inculcate in them good values. It is therefore, sports competition is held at school and college levels. The students who perform well in this competition are promoted to play at the national and international level. Thus sports help in career growth also.

Sports and games give us opportunity to grow in life. These days’ sports have been commercialized. They have become a good means of earning. The sports person who does well in sports is showered with name, fame and wealth. He becomes a hero overnight. Sports have great potential to offer career opportunities. So we should take them very seriously from the very early age of our life. Sports are good means of earnings. Sports offer opportunity to prove talents.

Thus, sports have great value in life. Sports facilities are being developed in rural and semi-urban areas. There are playgrounds in villages. Sports infrastructure are being developed everywhere so as to promote them. Various sport organizations are also doing well in promotion of sports.

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