Joining a sport-team is one of the most popular extra-curricular activities among children. This study aimed to determine the effects of children’s participation in extra-curricular sports.

It was established that participation has a positive impact on children’s health, education and behaviour. Specifically, results indicated that children’s school grades and their relationships with their peers can improve considerably. 


Felfe, C., et al. (2016). Sport and child development. PLOS One, 11.