The Role of sports in society

Essay by keonman78University, Bachelor's February 2004

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Most of dictionary which exist in present world define the word society as:(1) a group of persons regarded as forming a single community, esp. forming a distinct social or economic class. (2) the system or condition of living together in such a group. Then, who did consist society and why? May be, after biological creature which could called as human being was turned up in this planet, society has been started due to very simple reason. It is beneficial to animal which is called human latter. That's why they live together and help each other. If human were to be like the tiger with huge canine teeth and sharp claws, living off deer and other miscellaneous organisms, man kind could have probably afforded to live alone. But the nature of man is that he is born physically weak and remains so till the end of his life. But they were able to think.

That is differences. Society, at its basic level, came to exist when man gave up hunting and foraging as the only means of food gathering. The accumulation of experience of raising crops and harvesting them helped him live on a fixed spot of land instead of moving in search of food. The beginning of mankind was approximately 6,000 years, from that period, sports as physical activity has been related to life of human and society with whatever reasons.

Now, in 21st century in this world, Sport has become a major institution in society, and, indeed, the modern world. Yet, our understanding of the role of this major social phenomenon are really clear. Sport as a cultural phenomenon affecting human's physical and mental aspects is essential for the development of a happiness and vigorous society and for the attainment of the individual's psychosomatic health. It is therefore of...