We all know that physical exercise is good for our mental health. The release of endorphins, the ability to escape the cycle of worrisome thoughts for a while, the improvement of self-esteem–all are beneficial.
A study on sports and youth mental health conducted before the pandemic, however, says that different sports impact mental well-being differently. According to this study, reported in the Smithsonian magazine, kids who participate in individual sports such as tennis and gymnastics are more likely to deal with anxiety and depression than those who are in team sports. But there are things parents can do to help.
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