Varsity and academic performance

Essay by olive_oylHigh School, 12th gradeA, September 2006

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Background of the Study

This research is all about the relationship between varsity players and their academic performances in Mathematics, English and in Science. Varsity players play a good role in schools. They represent our school to compete with other schools. They promote friendship to other students and they help promote the school. It also helps build socialization. Getting good grades is important as well. One should not exist without the other because life is not all about sports. It's about education too. A person cannot go on with their lives with a brain that's empty so a person must know to balance. Varsity players should be role models to their fellow students too. Having good grades is their way of encouraging students to excel. Other student that looks up to them is the way to go! In this study we can help the students and future students who wish to join a varsity team some day.

This can also help the teachers, coach and the faculty to be aware of the result to the students who are joining varsity teams and this can also help us answer our problems concerning their performance academically and through this, you'll be able to know the importance of both, sports and academics in a varsity's life.

There have been many studies conducted in Australia and internationally to determine whether there is a link between physical fitness and academic performance. These studies have all concluded that physical activity improves mood, self-concept and tolerance to stress, and also improves academic performance. Participation in sports provides numerous opportunities for healthy, positive development-physically, socially, and morally for all children. Regular sports activities are the preparatory gateways for children in their vital growth years in creating a sense of self that will guide them throughout their lives. Research...