It is well known that any physical activity is good for health and well-being. Sports, by and large support healthy living. Sports occupy an important place in society. Healthy competitions are good to build rapport and bondage among different states, countries.
That is one of the significant reasons why sports competitions are encouraged between different countries across the globe. No two human beings are the same. Their mentality, attitudes, tastes, and interest vary to a great extent. Depending upon their interests in many types of sports where physical fitness and mental fitness are necessary are introduced. With time, the rules are made to protect players involved in the sports.
Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations are introduced to protect and provide impartial judgment to decide winners. International sports authorities are there to regulate different types of sports conducted across the globe. Different types of sports require equipment compatible with that particular sport so that players are protected against any possible injuries.
For example, in Basketball, the equipment required is quite different from that of the equipment required to play cricket. However, Basketball and netball equipment are almost similar. Let us know and understand the requirements of a Basketball game. This is an outdoor game where you require a rectangular open space to play the game. The floor should be even and flat.
As the name indicates in the basketball game the most visible instruments used are the ball and Basket (Hoop). Any leather or rubber balls can be used, depending upon the league. The material has a standard size, weight, and specific inflation. The basket is mounted in front of a backboard. A backboard is a rectangular wooden piece where the basket is attached securely.
The other important piece of equipment that is quite visible to viewers is a scoreboard. A scoreboard where everybody can watch the score of a game is also one of the important elements in any game, whether it is state level, national level, or international level. It is made out of a digital display where the audience can watch the score of the game. All these things are required for the court.
What about players?
Do they have anything to wear in particular to play this game? The answer is yes. Most of the teams wear their own specific uniforms. However, the uniform includes one jersey (it is sleeveless) shorts, and shoes. For national-level sports and international level sports, sponsors will be there and they provide the sports equipment and sports uniforms to the participant teams.
Apart from these common things they need to wear protective gear other accessories such as goggles, mouth guards, masks, knee pads. While these things are necessary or essential for the game, things such as headbands, arm sleeves, and wristbands are optional. Some players like to wear them, and some players prefer to play without all the extra accessories.
Proper sports equipment saves players from any external traumatic injuries and it also reduces the gravity of the injuries in case of a slip, fall, or other types of injuries. It is a must to have suitable equipment for the safety of the players. The same principle holds good for Badminton and Squash as well.