Understand More About the Phenomenon of Sports


Understand More About the Phenomenon of Sports

Sports are physical games and competitions. These fulfill the need for competition, physical activity and play. All sports can be competitive; this is the major difference between recreational, social recreation or leisure. This article intends to provide you with information on the nature of sports from a physiological perspective.

The word ‘sport’ refers to any physical action that involves the use of one or more of the senses, where the outcome is not dependent on external factors. Sports refer to all such activities. They include games such as football (football is a part of the word ‘football’ in French), baseball, softball, basketball, hockey, rugby, cricket, running and cycling. In addition, there are numerous activities included in the Olympic Games, like swimming, gymnastics, track and field and sailing.

It was observed that humans developed from animals and therefore had the ability to move both limbs and head to reach objects. Later, they started using their hands to climb trees, throw spears and fight with other animals. Later, they began using weapons like spears and weapons to kill other people. Sports refer to these early developments of human beings. Thus, till date, it is evident that sports have played a very important role in the development of the world as we know it.

To understand sports from a physiological point of view, one must also have a fair idea of human anatomy. The basic functions of the skeletal system and nervous system are to maintain the balance of the body and prevent injuries to any part of the body. Neurons are the brains of the nervous system and these determine the messages that are passed from one nerve cell to another, either by stimulating or inhibits the function of that particular cell. Nerves give impulses to the various muscles of the body to keep them working.

Therefore, it is evident that the athletes in any sports have trained their bodies so that they can fulfill the purpose assigned to them. The physiological changes during the training session to show the efforts that the athletes have put in. Hence, we can say that the athletes in any sports have worked hard for the opportunity to participate in the sports.

Thus, we can conclude that sports are the passion of millions of people. We all love to be fit and healthy. There is no denying the fact that the Olympics and World Cups are the most awaited events of a year. So next time you watch your favorite sport, don’t forget to do some stretching!