7 components of physical fitness

  1.  Speed: ability to move quickly

  2.  Strength: ability to move mass

  3.  Endurance: ability to sustain cardiovascular activity

  4.  Power: ability to exert force

  5.  Flexibility: ability to maintain a good range of motion around the joints 

  6.  Agility: ability to move quickly, laterally

  7.  Balance: ability to maintain upright and steady

 

Lack of free play

Learn about why the lack of free play leads to a decline in sports participation.

Early sport specialization

Specializing in one sport early in childhood does not allow youth to explore various sports to find the one they like best and gain transferable skills from one sport to another.

Marginalization of Physical Education 

Physical education in schools needs to change and we all need to work together to make changes.

Technology

See the impact technology has on sports participation and increased levels of anxiety, depression, and struggles with self-development.

Decreased skill competence

Participation in sports has declined due to a decreased competence of fundamental movement skills.

Cost

The ability to afford enrolling kids in programs adds up and is not cheap. 

 
 
 

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