Types of Sports
The term sports can be applied to any contact sports like wrestling, boxing, ice hockey, softball, soccer, basketball, tennis, football and track and field. Sports is usually commonly defined as a competitive sporting activity which involves at least a certain level of physical activity, like basketball or netball. Many other types of games and some sports are known as sports. In other words, a pro in a particular sport is a player. Many people also play sports just with their buddies.
The popularity of sports is often dependent on the level of participation and the skill involved in that particular sport. There are some sports that are more popular among men while some are more popular among women. Generally speaking, sports involve physical exertion or physical contact and involve some sort of reaction from the participant.
The physical contact sports include contact sports such as contact boxing, softball, tennis, football, track and field, ice hockey, wrestling and bodybuilding. There are also non-contact sports in which people do activities that don’t require physical contact. One common example is motorcross. Motorcross is a racing activity that has been around for decades but it was first popularized in the United States in the 1980s. Today, motorcross is one of the most popular spectator sports and most teams compete in national level competitions.