Sports can be divided into various sports including contact sports like ice hockey, soccer, softball, football, and lacrosse. Amateur sports can also be classified as a form of sporting activities. Such activities include bicycle racing, paintball, motocross, racing car, skiing, and gymnastics. These activities can be enjoyed by all age groups equally. Many sports are organised in teams to compete with other teams.
Each sport has its own set of associated equipment and the equipment used during a particular sport help in enhancing the physical capabilities of the participant. These activities improve the overall coordination, agility, speed, and physical strength of the athletes. There are various types of sports that require skilled and fast athletes to perform flawlessly to qualify for a championship. Professional athletes are paid considerable amount of money to participate in these championship events and the competitors try their best to win the game.
A large number of students are eager to participate in these games because it helps them in enhancing their athletic abilities, socializing with different people, improving their mental toughness and enhancing their mind as well. Sports are so common in the US that almost all schools have sports clubs and a large number of high schools and colleges provide athletic facilities to students. In fact, even nurseries, day care centres, and summer camps are full of athletic participants. Almost all middle schools and colleges have sports clubs and most of the colleges offer a complete physical activity program to their students. There are numerous colleges that conduct a swimming program and various other sports programs to improve the physical fitness of the students. The physical activities and sports help in removing all the vices like alcohol, tobacco and caffeine from the body and maintain a healthy body weight.