A Principle is a basic truth, law or policy. Principles are standards that define moral behavior. A principle in sport might be that the officials treat all equally on the field of play. Values are ideals that form the basis of actions and beliefs. Values in sport include enjoyment, quality of movement, fitness and health, and character building. Ethics are rules that dictate your conduct. They form a system of rules that groups and societies are judged on. An ethic in sport would be that you stick to the spirit of the rules of the game.
Sport must be played fairly without discrimination by officials. For example, the referee in a rugby match is expected to make decisions on what has happened on the field of play. Regardless of who the player is. This illustrates the principle of fair play in sport. In premier league football teams it is often thought that England players get away' with behavior that would be deemed unacceptable and against the principle of fair play.
[...] More women are now involved in sports and are getting some recognition for it. Other social influences in sports participation include race, social class, economic status and disability. The problems with the access need to be solved for each group if there is to be widening of the participation in sport. Reasons for participation and non-participation Opening times May not be convenient for shift workers. Age sport is often perceived as a young person's activity and clearly elderly people may fell undignified if they participate in the sport. [...]
[...] Values and ethics in school and sporting clubs: If a sporting club or school has a strong commitment to ethics and values its likely to keep the participants interested at it is reassuring that the practice of the sport will be taking out correctly and played fairly. Also this will help in other parts of life such as academically because it will help them to behave correctly and have the right attitude. Impact or principles and ethics: Individuals and organizations need to assess the impact of their actions and beliefs on: Management Employees Participants Attitudes of all who are associated with the organization Customer satisfaction Participation rates Revenue Standing in local community The ways in which the impact can be assessed include questionnaires, interviews, staff turnover and audits of data. [...]
[...] In these public schools the sporting activities that were popular became the forerunners of the sports that we know today, with rules, facilities and organized ways of playing. After the middle of the nineteenth century, sport really started to develop quickly. One major factor that influenced the development and participation in sport was the amount of leisure time available. Organization of sport The organizations that are associated with sport in the UK are public, private and voluntary. The taxpayer (via the government) funds the public organizations. [...]
[...] Children are involved in organized sports for their enjoyment. Make it fun. Encourage your child to play by the rules. Remember, children learn best by example, so applaud the good plays of both teams. Do not embarrass your child by yelling at players, coaches or officials. By showing a positive attitude toward the game and all of its participants, your child will benefit. Emphasize skill development and practices and how they benefit your young athlete. De-emphasize games and competition in the lower age groups. [...]
[...] This has brought much welcomed money to the sport, but some argue that this has only been to a small number of participants in a small number of sports and may well have lead to the decrease in participation in minority sports. The media can increase participation in sports; you only have to see the increased activity on municipal tennis courts during Wimbledon fortnight to appreciate that watching sport can stimulate participation. Interest in playing sport is particularly increased when the media highlight the success of UK performers. [...]
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