Good Effects that Come from Playing Sports in High School

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In high school, there proved different types of people, ones who focused on academics only, ones into fine arts, ones who didn’t care, the ones who are average and the ones who play sports. When I attended high school, I participated in athletics consistently for all four years. There come many good effects from playing sports in high school: you stay active and healthy, and you keep up with grades, and learn lifelong lessons.
Playing sports consists of constant running, jumping, and other strenuous physical activity. For three hours a day, six days a week I played volleyball in the fall, basketball in the winter, then water polo in the spring. When active, you burn calories and gain muscle. I noticed during high school, I was so skinny to the point of my family asking me: “When was the last time you ate some food?”. Other than the constant questions, I was happy about my appearance, and had good self-esteem cause of sports. I had a major decrease in stress and depression when I was playing sports. Whatever happened in school that day, or whatever bothered me just slipped away. Th...
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