McGEORGE IS HERE WITH RESEARCH
ON THE BENEFITS OF BEING ON THE BENEFITS OF BEING
INVOLVED. INVOLVED.
>>Dr. McGeorge: IT’S A TOUGH>>Dr. McGeorge: IT’S A TOUGH
BALANCE TO STRIKE, ESPECIALLY IF BALANCE TO STRIKE, ESPECIALLY IF
YOU HAVE MULTIPLE KIDS IN YOU HAVE MULTIPLE KIDS IN
MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES. MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES.
A NEW STUDY MAY MAKE THE DRIVING A NEW STUDY MAY MAKE THE DRIVING
HERE AND THERE A LITTLE EASIER HERE AND THERE A LITTLE EASIER
TO BEAR. TO BEAR.
IT’S NO SECRET THAT IT’S NO SECRET THAT
PARTICIPATING IN SPORTS CAN PARTICIPATING IN SPORTS CAN
BENEFIT CHILDREN PHYSICALLY. BENEFIT CHILDREN PHYSICALLY.
BUT NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLAYING BUT NEW RESEARCH FINDS PLAYING
TEAM SPORTS IN PARTICULAR MAY TEAM SPORTS IN PARTICULAR MAY
HELP KIDS WARD OFF DEPRESSION. HELP KIDS WARD OFF DEPRESSION.
>>TEAM SPORTS ACTUALLY PROVIDED>>TEAM SPORTS ACTUALLY PROVIDED
PROTECTION IN SOME KIDS THAT HAD PROTECTION IN SOME KIDS THAT HAD
ADVERSE LIFE EFFECTS LONG-TERM ADVERSE LIFE EFFECTS LONG-TERM
FOR MOOD, SO THEY DIDN’T GET AS FOR MOOD, SO THEY DIDN’T GET AS
DEPRESSED AS OFTEN AS KIDS THAT DEPRESSED AS OFTEN AS KIDS THAT
WERE NO ENGAGED IN GROUP WERE NO ENGAGED IN GROUP
ACTIVITIES OR SPORTS. ACTIVITIES OR SPORTS.
>>Dr. McGeorge: THE CHILD>>Dr. McGeorge: THE CHILD
PSYCHIATRIST SAID TEAM SPORTS PSYCHIATRIST SAID TEAM SPORTS
HELP KIDS LEARN IMPORTANT SOCIAL HELP KIDS LEARN IMPORTANT SOCIAL
SKILLS AND HOW TO INTERACT WITH SKILLS AND HOW TO INTERACT WITH
PEERS MORE EFFECTIVELY AND HOW PEERS MORE EFFECTIVELY AND HOW
TO NEGOTIATE FOR AN EXXON GOAL. TO NEGOTIATE FOR AN EXXON GOAL.
IF A CHILD IS STRUGGLING WITH IF A CHILD IS STRUGGLING WITH
EMOTIONS OR INTERACTING WITH EMOTIONS OR INTERACTING WITH
OTHERS, THE STRUCTURED SETTING OTHERS, THE STRUCTURED SETTING
OF TEAM SPORTS CREATES AN OF TEAM SPORTS CREATES AN
ENVIRONMENT TO LEARN IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENT TO LEARN IMPORTANT
SOCIAL SKILLS. SOCIAL SKILLS.
AND LEARNING IT IN CHILDHOOD AND LEARNING IT IN CHILDHOOD
LEADS TO MORE POSITIVE LEADS TO MORE POSITIVE
EXPERIENCES IN THE FUTURE. EXPERIENCES IN THE FUTURE.
BUT IT’S NOT JUST SPORTS THAT BUT IT’S NOT JUST SPORTS THAT
HAS BENEFITS. HAS BENEFITS.
FOR EXAMPLE, LEARNING TO PLAY AN FOR EXAMPLE, LEARNING TO PLAY AN
INSTRUMENT AND PLAYING WITH A INSTRUMENT AND PLAYING WITH A
GROUP ALSO HELPS DEVELOP GROUP ALSO HELPS DEVELOP
IMPORTANT SOCIAL SKILLS IN IMPORTANT SOCIAL SKILLS IN
ADDITION TO DISCIPLINE, TIME ADDITION TO DISCIPLINE, TIME
MANAGEMENT AND HOW TO PERFORM IN MANAGEMENT AND HOW TO PERFORM IN
FRONT OF OTHERS. FRONT OF OTHERS.
STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED MUSICAL STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED MUSICAL
TRAIN MAY BE MORE CULTURALLY TRAIN MAY BE MORE CULTURALLY
SENSITIVE THAN THOSE WHO DON’T. SENSITIVE THAN THOSE WHO DON’T.
>>HAVING YOUR KIDS IN SOCIAL>>HAVING YOUR KIDS IN SOCIAL
ACTIVITY, STRUCTURED SOCIAL ACTIVITY, STRUCTURED SOCIAL
ACTIVITIES WHERE THEY CAN LEARN ACTIVITIES WHERE THEY CAN LEARN
APPROPRIATELY AND BE SAFE BUT APPROPRIATELY AND BE SAFE BUT
ALSO HELP BUILD PERSISTENCE AND ALSO HELP BUILD PERSISTENCE AND
RESISTANCE ARE POSITIVE FOR RESISTANCE ARE POSITIVE FOR
LATER ON IN LIFE. LATER ON IN LIFE.
>>Dr. McGeorge: YOU CAN HAVE>>Dr. McGeorge: YOU CAN HAVE
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING. TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING.
IF ACTIVITIES ARE INTERFERING IF ACTIVITIES ARE INTERFERING
WITH SCHOOL WORK OR PREVENTING WITH SCHOOL WORK OR PREVENTING
SUFFICIENT SLEEP, IT’S A MAJOR SUFFICIENT SLEEP, IT’S A MAJOR
RED FLAG THEY’RE OVERSCHEDULED RED FLAG THEY’RE OVERSCHEDULED
AND MAKE SURE THEY HAVE TIME TO AND MAKE SURE THEY HAVE TIME TO
PLAY ON THEIR OWN OR RUN AROUND. PLAY ON THEIR OWN OR RUN AROUND.
NOBODY WANTS TO EAT DINNER IN

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