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Energy in Sports (Infograph)

Energy in Sports (Infograph)
Monuments to the Pharaohs indicate that a number of sports, including swimming and fishing, were well-developed and regulated several thousands of years ago in Ancient Egypt. Other Egyptian sports included javelin throwing, high jump, and wrestling.

Sport are all forms of usually competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organized participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

Sport is one of the ten function systems of modern societies. It is generally recognized as system of activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity. However, a number of competitive, but non-physical, activities claim recognition as mind sports.

Bioenergetics or the study of energy flow through living systems is one of the most important physiological fields that gives us awareness about the models of human energy systems as well as the challenges and limitations facing it, and in particular; “Fatigue”.

Energy is required for all kinds of bodily processes including growth and development, repair, the transport of various substances between cells and of course, muscle contraction.

According to A.T. Kearney, a consultancy, the global sporting industry is worth up to $620 billion as of 2013. The world’s most accessible and practised sport is running, while football is its most popular spectator sport.

Check the following interesting infographic which brings to you some catchy information about the relation between sports, energy, health and human strength:


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