Consequences of violence


Violence leads to serious consequences on the physical, emotional and social development of children and teenagers who suffer from violence in their daily lives or within the practice of their sport. Some of the various consequences include:

Consequences in their sports Physical and psychological consequences Social consequences
    • Decrease in athletic performance
    • Abandonment of a sport
    • Difficulties trusting people in a sports context
    • Changing of sport
    • Absence at training sessions
    • Lack of concentration
    • Compulsive training
    • Increase of injuries
    • Eating problems
    • Sleeping problems
    • Addiction (alcohol, drugs, gambling)
    • Various physical symptoms (headaches, weight loss/gain, digestive problems, etc.)
    • Self-harm
    • Psychological problems ( Post-traumatic stress syndrome)
    • Depression
    • Decrease in self-esteem
    • Self-image problems
    • Loss of family ties
    • Social development problems
    • Suicide
    • Tendency to isolate oneself
    • Difficulty to develop social relationships
    • Decrease in school performance
    • Behavioural problems
    • Absence at school
    • Difficulties trusting other people