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The benefits of sport

Whatever your age, regular physical activity should be part of your lifestyle, and the benefits will not only last you a lifetime but add up to a better quality of life involving:

*Greater confidence and self-awareness

*Improved health, fitness and overall well-being

*Greater social contact and interaction

*Less isolation and loneliness

*Increased ability to deal with stress

*Greater sense of relaxation and well-being

*Reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression

*Improved self-esteem and self-image

*physically active play develops motor and social skills, intellectual capacities and concepts, and creativity. Sport and recreation can reduce self-destructive and delinquent behaviour in young people, and contribute to a more disciplined attitude.