Basketball

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Physical Health Benefits

Basketball helps your physical health by:


  • Maintaining your weight - running plays during games/practices
  • Helps fight off disease - helps build better immune system
  • Improves bone health - Working out
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Mental/Emotional Health Benefits

Basketball helps your mental/emotional health by:


  • improving your mental health skills as you get older. This includes thinking, learning, and using good judgment
  • Helps reduce stress levels by taking your mind off things
  • Improves sleep - usually tired after running
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Social Health Benefits

Basketball helps your social health by:

  • Being able to communicate clearly with coach & other players
  • Helps interact with others who have similar interests
  • Gives you something to talk about/bond over with other who enjoy basketball

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Intellectual Health Benefits

Basketball helps your intellectual health by:


  • Problem solving - with games/practices
  • Being able to use different strategies to accomplish goal
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