FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Are sports good for us?

Around what age does bone density begin to decrease?

A 15

B 21

C 30

D 60

Exercising increases the rush of endorphins, which lead to feelings of:

A Anger

B Depression

C Euphoria

D Exhaustion

 

Experiencing defeat as an athlete can be tough, but critical for building:

A Muscle

B Friendship

C Memories

D Resilience

 

Which of the following is an effect of cardiovascular exercise?

A Reduction of bad cholesterol

B Lower blood pressure

C Decreased risk of heart attack

D Decreased risk of diabetes

E All of the above

 

Being on a sports team means learning to trust and depend on others, accept and give help, and work together towards a common goal. Therefore, being on a team can lead to:

A Making new friends

B Feeling alone

C Sparking competition with enemies

D Disliking the coach

Why might learning to accept defeat be beneficial in the long run? What do athletes learn after suffering a tough loss?

 

In addition to building new friendships, what are some other benefits of the communal experience of being on a team?

 

Playing sports, or exercise in general, increases endorphins. What benefits do increased endorphins offer?

 

The Olympic Ideal

The Olympic Games is one of the most important sporting competitions in the world. Supporters of the games argue that spending millions on holding the competition and training elite athletes can have benefits for both the host nation and all countries that take part. Others argue that this money could be better spent in other areas. What do you think?

 

Fecha: 23/11/2018 | Creado por: Mayra Yael
Categoria: Sports