In “children Need to Play, Not compete,” Jessica Statsky talks about the damaging effects of the competitive sports when they are forced upon the children. The sports are highly unsafe for small children because they demand a lot of physical and mental energy. These sports become too much to bear and have a negative effect on a child’s health. Competitive sports are designed to be played by the professional players who are able to handle the pressure in a much better. Jessica further speaks out that the notion of winning has taken over the true spirit of the sports.
Summary In “Children Need to Play, Not Compete” the author Jessica Statsky argues that the contact sports like tackle ball and peewee football have damaging effects on children. She holds a strong opinion that the children sports should be about teaching them sportsmanship and teamwork. She says that the sports that focus on winning either induce either the fear of losing or the fear of getting hurt. This causes the children to avoid playing.
The impact that abandoned babies have on the community is tremendous. Abandoned and neglected babies might grow up lost with no family or person to guide them through lifes daily struggles. This might result in higher crime rate as these babies grow up with no education and thus no money to look after themselves. The impact that abandonment leaves on a child can also be severe.
According to Carl Pickhardt a psychologist, and author sport players can get anxiety from the pressure of the sport or their coach. The article reads, “anxiety about mistakes… loss of confidence in one's capacity to preform… even quitting the sport to avoid any coaching” (Pickhardt). By continuing to have football, with a coach that is constantly yelling at his players, and most players not getting enough play time. The kids could lose interests in sports altogether, and have four years of no activities. despite that, Therese Borcharch a mental health writer and activist states sports can make you push your limits, and raise your self-esteem, with the success after all your hard work.
Moving is hard on even the happiest and most cheerful of us. For kids, who are little roller-coasters of emotion, it’s even harder. They have to change schools, change neighborhoods, change houses, and even leave friends behind – and it’s all so much at once. The difficulty of coping with the change can even lead to depression. So, don’t let your kids get lost in everything you need to do to move.
Sally also had a generalized psychological vulnerability that was instilled by her father’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Her specific psychological vulnerability came from her fathers constant dieting and worry over body shape and size. While her family life was focused around diet and exercise, Sally did not fit the desired look of the family. At age 15 due to the stress of family and friends teasing her, Sally counted calories and lost weight. While this made her feel good she started noticing red marks on her skin and this is when the picking of perceived imperfections began.
If the player does not take the allotted amount of time off, symptoms become prolonged or worse. These symptoms include headache, sensitivity to light, memory difficulty, and difficulty concentrating (Davidson, Atkins, and Longe). These symptoms can be shortened if the player does not return in the game before being cleared to play, however parents and coaches push their kids or players to get back into the game even after a massive hit. This is bad for their brain and can affect their work in school, and can inflict neurological damage for the
Various groups of young children all around the world are wasting their time and even money on certain, nonessential games that aren’t worth it. Not all games are worth playing because, they lower some of the students’ confidence levels, encourage the stronger players to pick on the weak, leaving them without any chance to play, and the weak can’t defend themselves through all of it. Article, Position on Dodgeball in Physical Education by NASP and television clip from Freaks and Geeks both address/display the unimportance of one of these games, dodgeball. These reasons provide more than enough proof to eliminate these useless games for good. Most of these unnecessary games lower other's’ confidence in themselves.
When parents start their children at a young age, it can cause their child to find ways out of playing and sometimes it can be very harmful to their health and well
Sure kids are going to get hurt sometimes but by not letting them play sports is like taking away their freedom. This is an example of when I was younger and got hurt during a sport and they did not let me play, I was absolutely devastated. This has become a big debate around the world weather kids should be allowed to play their sports or if it is too dangerous. Some people believe that kids should drop the sports for safety reasons. However I believe these kids should participate in whichever sports they choose because
Most of the time children gravitate towards certain risky behaviors is because they are lacking attention and supervision from parent. This affects them the most because they are getting the right guidance the child needs in order to cope with his/her
In the article, “The Secret Life of Tiger Woods” by Wright Thompson, the author explains the life of champion golfer Tiger Woods after his father’s death. The article “Are parents ruining youth sports? Fewer kids play amid pressure,” by Michael S. Rosenwald illustrates how fewer kids are doing youth sports due to the constant pressure of feeling not good enough. Both of these articles explain how growing up with sports have affected the lives of many, however, I believe that the quest to become an “elite athlete” is not worth the many sacrifices it requires people to make. Many people give up so much in their life to become athletes, but ultimately it results in regrettable long-lasting problems which would never have happened if the sacrifices
Life is all about learning lesson, and learning them as one goes. These lessons sprout from anywhere, anytime. In Jeb Golinkin’s essay Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Play Dangerous Sports, he claims that letting children play sports, any kind for the matter, is important in developing a child to be fit to live in the real world. Golinkin supports his claim that children learn lessons from organized athletics that “they cannot learn anywhere else” (paragraph 7). I agree with this claim suggesting that sports, despite the risks, are worth it in the long run.
Twenty years ago, children across the country played multiple sports to stay in shape, make friends, but mostly, to stay active. If you were an athlete back then, you would go out daily and practice the "sport of the season" will your friends, such as: baseball in the spring; soccer in the fall; and basketball in the winter. Fast forward to now, where most athletes are still following this practice, however, more and more athletes are focusing on just one sport at a younger age. I believe that this "one sport specialization" is wrong because it can harm an athlete's physical, mental, and social well being.
Sports are almost all pain and power. Is this a good thing? The answer is no; sports being pain and power is not a good thing at all. Though sports often influence social and physical development in a child, sports can also lead to lots of stress, exhaustion, and injuries if overused or pressured by the people around them.