Basketball is a team sport requiring good physical fitness - endurance, muscular strength - but also mental qualities - team spirit, sense of observation, assertiveness to the opponent ...
Health benefits- muscular work: thighs, legs, back, shoulders and arms, abdominals
- better cardiac activity and better endurance,
- bone strength,
- coordination of movements (speed, balance, address),
- better lung capacity.
Moreover, like any other collective sport, basketball requires team spirit. It also requires a good sense of observation, a spirit of anticipation and a tactical spirit.
ContraindicationsAside from all the usual contraindications to sports (heart, lung or kidney diseases), basketball is contraindicated or not recommended in case of:
- varicose veins,
- disorders of coagulation,
- hip / knee osteoarthritis,
- disorders of balance.