Research continues to show the numerous health benefits of physical activity & sports for children of all ages:
If your child enjoys engaging and interacting with other children sign them up for a team sport – soccer, tee-ball, basketball, or football provides the benefits of physical activity with the social aspects of being on a team. This can help with the development of friendships and social skills.
If your child prefers to engage in physical activity and sports by themselves, try activities such as martial arts, yoga, hiking, running, bike riding, rock climbing, skiing, etc. they will receive all the benefits of physical activity and get to learn about themselves during the process which will help build their self-confidence and self-awareness.
What sports does your child like to engage in? Let me know in the comment section below.
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Michael Jankowski, MS, OTR/L
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