It can instill self-worth and self-esteem. It allows the child to set goals and realize positive instant gratification. Furthermore, it teaches kids how to play different sports, what the rules are, and how to enjoy watching them as much as playing them. This is a part of growing up and becoming a part of society rather than growing up as a person who does things alone. Thus, gym class instills positive characteristics and helps kids communicate well with one another.
Resilience is about being independent, standing on your own two feet or taking back the power. It is important because it can help reverse some of the effects that bullying can have on children and young people. It is also a life skill and will be useful to a child in many areas of life, it will give them confidence not only to stand up for themselves but also to champion the rights of others, it can help to increase the child’s value in themselves and helps to promote and restore self-esteem. If children are resilient they will be able to cope better with problems, they will have better health and they will be happier and more fulfilled. They will also be less likely to develop emotional problems like depression or anxiety.
In the short term physical activity helps childrens muscle to develop and allows their heart and lungs to function correctly. It is healthy for a child to have at least one hour a day of physical activity, this will then lead to a healthy sleeping routine. Long term benefits will be that a child who has regular physical activity will go on to have a healthier and in some cases a longer life. For example: A chlid who has regular physical activity will be more energetic and will respond well to being introduced to take part in sports and dancing activities which will also allow them to develop socially and emotionally by interacting with other children; whereas a child who does not have physical activity in their life would rather play computer games or simply just watch tv and not be interesting in socialising with other children. Physical activity is one of this first steps which a parent will take to beging building a relationship with their child.
Physical activity might not always be outdoors but when it is it’s beneficial for the children are less likely to get infections like colds and flu’s. Children’s energy is boosted and helps their concentration skills. Improves on their motor skills. Long-term health: Children participating in physical activities can give children a positive attitude towards being physical and doing this often maybe make them want to join in different sports and do activities such as walking to places and playing outdoors. It is extremely beneficial to encourage children to join in with as much physical activities as they can
Short-term health: children benefit from physical activity especially when they are still developing, it helps to build muscle, the skeletal frame, aid in the development of heart and lung function and is an important part of the prevention of childhood obesity. The health benefits also include an ability to sleep well and for longer periods. If children can partake in the physical activity outdoors they are less likely to develop colds and flu. Long-term health: physical activity supports health and well-being in the short-term but can also be useful in the long-term, if we can promote the short-term benefits for children and instil in them a positive approach towards physical activity, then this can span a lifetime. As practitioners we must support this attitude towards the outdoors, sports and active game playing to counteract the effects of our modern society i.e.
When a person exercises the blood flows faster and releases endorphins which causes the feeling of happiness and keeps stress under control (Ballantyne). Exercising can boost ones self-esteem which leads to a healthy mental state. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) late this year released its new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, calling for adults between the ages of 18 and 64 to exercise moderately (such as brisk walking or water aerobics) for at least two hours and 30 minutes weekly (Ballantyne). This is a simple way to exercise and help improve one’s health. Exercising also puts the body in excellent physical shape.
Unit 5: Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others Involved in Their Care. 1. Be able to develop positive relationships with children and young people. 1.1 Explain why positive relationships with children and young people and how these are built and maintained Positive relationship with children and young people is important because they help children to develop their independence, self esteem and wellbeing. A child will always play and learn better when they are comfortable in their surroundings.
Gym can instill teens with a sense of self-worth and self-esteem and helps them to maintain self-interest. Phys Ed class does so much more to teens than just force them to “work
Unit CCLD 301 Develop and promote positive relationships Amy Simpson K3C154 – Good working relationships are vital to the setting. They help to provide a positive environment that can be experienced by everyone. If staff get along well and the morale is high, parents are more likely to put trust in us to look after their children effectively. Children will feel secure and content; staff members may seem more approachable. This applies to the way the parents feel about us too, perhaps they will be more open to discussion as they will feel valued and welcome.