Girls in Sport

Point Walter Compounding Pharmacy is delighted to be a new bronze sponsor of Palmyra Rebels Netball Club in 2023. They do a great job for female sport participation. Involvement in community sports is hugely rewarding. The positives really last a lifetime.
Through sports, girls learn important life skills such as teamwork, leadership and confidence. Girls active in sports during adolescence and young adulthood are 20% less likely to get breast cancer later in life. More than three-quarters of working women feel that sports participation helps enhance their self-image. Girls’ involvement with sports is related to higher levels of whole family satisfaction, in both single-parent and dual-parent families.
High school female athletes have more positive body images than non-athletes.
There are many benefits to being active in community sport-
• Physical health and fitness.
• Self-esteem and respect for others.
• Teamwork, leadership and confidence.
• Fun and enjoyment.
• Socialising and friendships
• Psychological and mental health.
• Belonging to a community.
• Learn about winning, losing and resilience.