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5 BENEFITS OF YOUTH SPORTS PARTICIPATION

Presented by the Aspen Institute Project Play and YMCA of the USA

Sports participation has been proven to benefit kids beyond the field or court, and even beyond childhood!

Youth sports participants:

1. Feel a sense of belonging to a team

2. Are 1/10 as likely to be obese

3. Earn up to 40% higher test scores

4. Are 15% more likely to go to college

5. Have a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes

*Source:The Aspen Institute and YMCA of the USA

 

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