Pros of High School Sports
By: Corey Renninger
High School Sports Benefits
Thousands of high school students participate in sports each year. Attending a sport provides physical fitness, in turn keeping teens healthy and active.
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Playing sports can prevent stress, pressure, chronic diseases including: cardiovascular disease, diabetes cancer, hypertension, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, and can also prevent juvenile arrests, teen pregnancies, and school dropout.
These high school girls are enjoying the sport of basketball.
These high school boys are enjoying the sport of soccer.
These high school boys are enjoying the sport of baseball.
High School Sports Growth
You don't want to be the one person who is left behind in the crowd, so join a high school sport, an activity people all around the world participate in. In recent years, high school athletics programs across the U.S. have enjoyed steadily growing popularity.
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A 2007 survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) found that a record-high 7.3 million students participated in various sports during the 2006-07 school year.