Participation in Sport Has a Positive Impact on Academic Performance

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ESSAY

PARTICIPATION IN SPORT HAS A POSITIVE IMPACT ON ONES ACDEMIC PERFORMANCE TABLE OF CONTENT

1. INTRODUCTION
2. (I)ADVANTAGES
(ii)DISADVANTAGES
3. EVALUATION
4. CONCLUSION

Introduction
Did you know that, boxing legend Rocky Marciano invented the fax machine? an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing,baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, hunting, fishing, etc (Anon., 1910). This essay discloses the positive effects of sporting activities on academic performance; and how it can help positively improve the mental concept of both non -partaking and partaking students. The first paragraph would mainly review on how sporting activities can play a good role
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“We are finding that individual students who participate in sports are less likely to be hostile or antagonistic toward other students regardless of their race or ethnicity," said Jomills Braddock II, director of the University of Miami’s centre for Research on Sport in Society, who is heading a team of researchers analysis the data from the national study. "Sports require teamwork in the pursuit of mutual goals to achieve success. With sports, young people learn to recognize and value the unique and important contributions of their diverse teammates." (GABLES, 1998)

Additionally, teachers, colleges and employers believe that successful athletes possess attributes that are also common to good students and good employees. Kids who go out for a team sport may be intrinsically different than others more ambitious, harder working, more confident in themselves. Signalled of the likelihood that a person possesses these traits, educators and employers rewards athletes with good grades, admission to college, good, jobs and high wages (Loveless, 2002)

Lastly a number of negative effects surround high

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