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


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

  1. 1. The Effects of Football on society<br />By: Gabe Ogunmola<br />Magnet Slc<br />
  2. 2. The Game Of Football<br />One of the most popular sports in the United states.<br />People from ages 5-55 play the game, whether it is playing with pads or with out pads<br />Football can bring a community together, just like it brings northeast together at the thanksgiving game <br />
  3. 3. Thesis<br />The positive effects of football<br />Helps Improve our health and makes us more physically stable<br />Helps us with our mental state of mind <br />Helps us with our social skills<br />
  4. 4. Physical Benefits <br />Football is one of the toughest sports in the world, and because of that it calls for a grueling regime to play the sport.<br />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. <br />
  5. 5. Physical Benefits cont…<br />Many children face the harm of being obese or overweight<br />Children who play football are less likely to be overweight or obese<br />Playing football can increase the strength of you cardiovascular muscles to help out the function of the heart<br />
  6. 6. Mental Benefits <br />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<br />
  7. 7. Mental Benefits cont……<br />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. <br />Football just doesn’t bring out the best in people physically but can help us out mentally<br />
  8. 8. Social Benefits<br />Being able to work with others<br />Being able to easily make friends<br />Being able to tolerate other people that are not like you<br />Helps you respect others and respect your superiors<br />Being confident in life<br />
  9. 9. Conclusion<br />Participating in the game of football is very helpful in life<br />Football can make you healthier and more physically fit<br />Football can increase you performance in academics<br />Football can make you more social and more respectful<br />
  10. 10. Work Cited<br />Fielding, Yost. "Football: What It Does For The Player Physically, Mentally And Morally." 2.4 (2008): 3. Web. 12 Dec 2010. <>. <br />yang, Kim. "Physical Activity." American heart. N.p., 03/06/2010. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <>.<br />McKnight, Daniel. "What are the benefits of football." N.p., 05/09/2007. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <>. <br />Ellyn, . "The Effects of Sports on Emotional Health." N.p., 04/02/2010. Web. 14 Dec 2010. <>. <br />
  11. 11. Final Thoughts<br />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. <br />