Sports & Physical Activities

Sports & Activités physiques

What is the difference between sport and physical activity?

Sport is an organized and regulated physical activity, usually practiced in competition or in confrontation with other people. Physical activity refers to any form of body movement that involves the expenditure of more energy than is expended at rest. It can include sports, but also other physical activities such as walking, gardening, dancing, etc. The purpose of physical activity is generally to maintain or develop physical fitness and health.