Aesthetic appreciation in sports is an understanding and love of the beautiful in sports. Dictionary.com defines the adjective "aesthetic" as indicating a sense of the beautiful. More »

Aesthetic appreciation refers to the sensory appraisal of objects using the normative system of aesthetics, which judges the quality of objects based on how pleasing they are to the sense. Aesthetics at large is the bran... More »

Gymnastics is one of the oldest sports in the world, dating back to ancient Greece and a time when the sport was mostly performed naked. In fact, the word gymnastics is derived from the Greek word "gymnos," which means "... More »

China has not formally declared a national sport, but there are a range of sports that are very popular and in which Chinese competitors tend to dominate the field. These include table tennis, mahjong, badminton and a nu... More »

The requirements for becoming an All-America athlete at the college level vary by sport. For example, in soccer, achieving the recognition requires a grade-point average of at least 3.3 on a four-point scale. The athlete... More »

Gymnastics is a competitive sport that involves leaps, flips and other acrobatics on various pieces of equipment. The ancient Greeks participated in gymnastics as a sport, and the first modern Olympics in 1896 included i... More »

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Boxing has been deemed an unsafe sport for children of any age by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which cites the danger of repeated and deliberate blows to the head. A child's brain is still developing and thus is m... More »