There are numerous reasons why you should encourage your children to engage in team sports since early age. It is a way to make new friends, strengthen bonds between the team members and the coach and stay active. Through the fun games, the children learn crucial social skills as well as the importance and value of being able to work in a team.
The first studies about the link between body activity and overall health started in the 1950’s, but it was 30-40 years later, when the overwhelming scientific evidence for the positive effect of activity and sport and the health was found. Various studies have shown the correlation between regular physical activity and the prevention of certain illnesses and health conditions, such as: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, depression, obesity and cancer.