Are sports really good for kids?

Answer On One Hand: Sports Encourage Development in ChildrenAccording to Medline Plus, children who regularly play sports receive significant physical benefits. They are able to maintain a healthy weight,... Read More »

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Why are sports good for kids?

Participating in youth sports has many social and individual benefits for children. Although competition is an important element of sports, it is not always the primary motivation in youth sports. ... Read More »

Are competitive sports good for little kids?

On One Hand: Too Much Emphasis on WinningChildren who are pushed too hard in competitive sports, notes Dr. Jordan Metzl of the Sports Medicine Institute for Young Athletes, are "at risk for emotion... Read More »

How to Help Kids Who Hate Sports Keep Fit?

It's a great idea to encourage children who don't like sports very much to feel a part of the sporting community and to find a sport that suits their temperament. Here are some suggestions to help ... Read More »

What age should kids play sports?

On One Hand: Kids Start as Early as Age 6According to, most kids are ready to take part in organized sporting activities around the age of 6. At that age, children typically hav... Read More »