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Origins of Sport (06:19)


People use sports for exercise, stress relief, and entertainment. Sports grew out of hunting and survival tactics from early civilizations. The Ancient Greeks held competitions for entertainment.

Different Sports (01:34)

Team sports require cooperation between members. Individual sports test the abilities of a single person.

Importance of Sports (01:52)

Sports can improve health and fill leisure time. Sports medicine helps athletes improve their performance and remain healthy.

Summary (02:14)

Sport grew out of early civilization's need to hunt and protect themselves. Modern sports are used for exercise and stress relief.

Credits: Sports (00:47)

Credits: Sports

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Part of the Series : Just the Facts Technology and Society Series
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Compared to primitive humans, modern-day people live a sedentary existence. Learn about the history of sports, starting with the first competitions, the Greeks and the first Olympics, and different kinds of collective and individual sports.

Length: 15 minutes

Item#: BVL155118

Copyright date: ©2013

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