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When They Score, WhoWhen They Score, WhoWins?Wins?
JUA 2007JUA 2007
JUA 2007JUA 2007
How do sports bring peopleHow do sports bring peopletogether?together?
Learn teamwork and toleranceLearn teamwork and toleranceWork with people that are Work with people that are ““differentdifferent”” from fromyou.you.36,000 people join together at Fenway36,000 people join together at FenwayPark every game to root for their favoritePark every game to root for their favoriteteam.team.Charities: Example Red Sox and theCharities: Example Red Sox and theJimmy Fund.Jimmy Fund.
Do youth sports decrease the rateDo youth sports decrease the rateof violence among young people?of violence among young people?YES!YES!Places like Places like MetroLacrosse MetroLacrosse in Dorchester, MAin Dorchester, MAgive community youth members the opportunitygive community youth members the opportunityto participate in sports and character education.to participate in sports and character education.Sports provide a safe environment for kids to beSports provide a safe environment for kids to beas opposed to hanging around dangerousas opposed to hanging around dangerousstreets/people.streets/people.Sports give youth something to strive for and aSports give youth something to strive for and areason to be proud of themselves.reason to be proud of themselves.
Why is Why is ““mental gamemental game”” important? important?
Keeps you focused-You canKeeps you focused-You can’’t let bad calls etct let bad calls etcget you down.get you down.Need to visualize your gameNeed to visualize your gameNeed to be able to recognize what you are doingNeed to be able to recognize what you are doingwell and not well.well and not well.Need to be aware of others and able toNeed to be aware of others and able tocommunicate with them.communicate with them.Thanks to Adam Naylor, Sports Psychologist atThanks to Adam Naylor, Sports Psychologist atBU Center for Athletic EnhancementBU Center for Athletic Enhancement
How do student athletes effect theHow do student athletes effect thecommunity?community?
Community service: Sports teams oftenCommunity service: Sports teams oftenparticipate in service opportunities as aparticipate in service opportunities as ateam.team.Gives community members a fun andGives community members a fun andexciting event to attend (Go Huskies!)exciting event to attend (Go Huskies!)
How do sports improve aHow do sports improve acommunitiescommunities’’ health? health?
Decreases the number of overweight andDecreases the number of overweight andobese people, thus decreasing rates ofobese people, thus decreasing rates ofmany diseases/illnessesmany diseases/illnessesPhysical activity producesPhysical activity producesendorphinsendorphins——they make you happy they make you happy
How do sports effect the economy?How do sports effect the economy?
Athletic programs bring in large amountsAthletic programs bring in large amountsof money to colleges/universitiesof money to colleges/universitiesHealth clubs/gyms/personal trainingHealth clubs/gyms/personal trainingprograms create many jobs.programs create many jobs.Jobs at major sporting venues (FenwayJobs at major sporting venues (FenwayPark, TD Park, TD BankNorth BankNorth Garden etc)Garden etc)Sporting good stores (souvenir shops)Sporting good stores (souvenir shops)bring money and jobs.bring money and jobs.
But what are the negatives?But what are the negatives?
Riots after major sporting eventsRiots after major sporting eventsInjuriesInjuriesMany believe that too much money isMany believe that too much money isspent on athletic programs and should gospent on athletic programs and should gotowards academics.towards academics.
BU Center for AthleticBU Center for AthleticEnhancementEnhancement
Introduction on Sports TrainingIntroduction on Sports Training
Learn by Doing!Learn by Doing!How should I prepare my body for sportingHow should I prepare my body for sporting
What should I do to better prepareWhat should I do to better preparefor my sport/activity?for my sport/activity?Balance/stretching Balance/stretching activiesactivies
What should I do to better prepareWhat should I do to better preparemyself for Hockey?myself for Hockey?
(agility training)(agility training)