Women who play sport are two times more likely to feel supported #SeriousSupport
23 August 2017
Mayo players celebrate at the end of their All-Ireland senior quarter-final win over Donegal ©INPHO/Donall Farmer
A new study commissioned by Lidl Ireland demonstrates the positive effect playing sport has on the health and well-being of young women and girls in Ireland.
The research has proven that team sports have a direct and positive effect on loneliness and feeling supported.
Girls that play sport report feeling less depressed, less lonely, happier and more supported. 0% of girls that play sport report feeling lonely daily while 10% of those that don’t play sport do report feeling lonely daily.