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Gabe Ogunmola-period 6-The effects of football on society

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    • The Effects of Football on society
      By: Gabe Ogunmola
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    • The Game Of Football
      One of the most popular sports in the United states.
      People from ages 5-55 play the game, whether it is playing with pads or with out pads
      Football can bring a community together, just like it brings northeast together at the thanksgiving game
    • Thesis
      The positive effects of football
      Helps Improve our health and makes us more physically stable
      Helps us with our mental state of mind
      Helps us with our social skills
    • Physical Benefits
      Football is one of the toughest sports in the world, and because of that it calls for a grueling regime to play the sport.
      The game of football is a constant game of running, tackling and blocking, and because it consist of these components it helps the player increase their strength and their endurance.
    • Physical Benefits cont…
      Many children face the harm of being obese or overweight
      Children who play football are less likely to be overweight or obese
      Playing football can increase the strength of you cardiovascular muscles to help out the function of the heart
    • Mental Benefits
      In recent research done by James Pivarnik, president-elect of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a professor of kinesiology at Michigan State University in East Lansing, states that students who perform aerobic, strength, endurance, and flexibility training perform exceptionally better in academics
    • Mental Benefits cont……
      The researchers speculate that the reason for such results is that the kids who are involved in athletics burn off bottled-up energy which allows them to focus on their academics.
      Football just doesn’t bring out the best in people physically but can help us out mentally
    • Social Benefits
      Being able to work with others
      Being able to easily make friends
      Being able to tolerate other people that are not like you
      Helps you respect others and respect your superiors
      Being confident in life
    • Conclusion
      Participating in the game of football is very helpful in life
      Football can make you healthier and more physically fit
      Football can increase you performance in academics
      Football can make you more social and more respectful
    • Work Cited
      Fielding, Yost. "Football: What It Does For The Player Physically, Mentally And Morally." 2.4 (2008): 3. Web. 12 Dec 2010. <http://chestofbooks.com/sports/football/Player-Spectator/Football-What-It-Does-For-The-Player-Physically-Mentally-And-Morally.html>.
      yang, Kim. "Physical Activity." American heart. N.p., 03/06/2010. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4563>.
      McKnight, Daniel. "What are the benefits of football." N.p., 05/09/2007. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <http://www.steadyhealth.com/about/what_are_the_benefits_of_football.html>.
      Ellyn, . "The Effects of Sports on Emotional Health." Livestrong.com. N.p., 04/02/2010. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <http://www.livestrong.com/article/106341-effects-sports-emotional-health/>.
    • Final Thoughts
      Football is a sport that can be used to help out many people in our society, whether they are overweight, not healthy, not doing so well academically, or just not doing well socially, football can help turn any of these situations around.