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Fitness

Sports & Mental Health

Sports has been scientifically proven to have many benefits on mental health

How?

The body releases endorphins, which are the chemicals that relieve pain and stress, during exercise. Exercise also reduces the levels of stress hormones, cortisol and adrenaline.

Long-term effects

on mental health

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children with bad childhood experiences like physical and sexual abuse

Study on

Those who joined team sports

had better mental well-being as adults

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Sports on Teens

Benefits

Participation is team sports reduces the risk of teen substance abuse and other reckless behavior
Sleep improves when teens are physically active
Team sports enhance resilience, empathy, confidence, and empowerment
Improve teamwork and social responsibility
Increases executive functioning, creativity, cognitive development, and self-regulation
Gets teens outside to experience the benefits of time in nature

MENTAL HEALTH & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Highlighting the various physical and mental health benefits of engaging in 

sports activities, showcasing the positive effects on mood, stress reduction, and 

overall well-being.

84%

65%

84%

of participants reporting

improved social connections by

playing team sports.

of studies show 

improved insomnia symptoms

after regular exercise

of the risk of heart

diseases lowers by

physical activity

28%

17%

23%

of the risk of premature 

death can lower by

engaging in sports activities

of the risk of depression

can be reduced by

regular exercise

of reports show improved 

cognitive function when 

engaging in physical activity

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