Provide a 6 pages analysis while answering the following question: Effects of Sports Obsession on Social Life. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. For players, sporting comes with numerous health benefits. For instance, Sports provide the body with adequate physical exercise. Sports often involve physical activities like running, jumping, stretching, and moving about which turn out to be a good body workout. Playing sports is energy put to good use. Engaging in sports since an early age strengthens the bones and muscles and tones the body. It helps to increase stamina and endurance. .
For followers, it is very beneficial for the development of social skills. Sports teach one how to interact with people, communicate with them, and collaborate as a team. Sports foster collective thinking and harness planning and delegation skills too. Sports build confidence. Winning a game gives a person a sense of accomplishment, which boosts their confidence further. Playing sports involves directed thinking. Indeed, studies show that kids who play sports regularly fare well in academics and do well in school and college. Sports could also be said to have the ability to increase one’s happiness (Pocock, Skinner & Williams 25).
However, some people spend too much time on it, and this is applicable to both playing and following. For players, persons obsessed with sports play every day and every season without taking a break to focus on other non-sporting activities, like spending time with friends, studying (among students), and establishing strong social relationships. For instance, a student may spend most of their time trying to qualify for a sporting event and, in the process, completely fail to study or socialize with other students of their immediate families. Adults may also become entangled in this web when they spend almost all of their free time either playing or watching their favorite sport. Victims of sports obsession often become disconnected with elements of their life not directly related to their obsession. .