Activity is important to the development of younger people, as it fosters their physical, mental and emotional health. The major benefits of sport reach beyond the impact on physical well-being and the value of the educational benefits of sport should not be under-estimated.
Development of children and youth through various sports
Education and sport have an educational impact. Changes can be seen in (i) motor skills development and performance and (ii) educational potential. This shows the positive relationship between being involved in physical activities and psychosocial development.