Games nowadays are mainly for relaxation and pleasure. Most of us play football, basketball, tennis, golf, and so forth. Have you, nonetheless, ever thought about one interesting phenomenon in sports which is ball is always used to play? People invented numerous forms to have entertainment with balls. However, what is the reasoning behind this interesting myth?
The purpose of this research paper is to investigate the reasons why both ancients and people nowadays created various kinds of physical activities with balls in two domains, which are historical and social-psychological. A model, hopefully, can be suggested after the investigation.
To acquire reliable and professional information and data, two books were deeply analysed and two face-to-face interviews were conducted with a sports psychology professional, Professor Cindy Hui-Ping SIT and a Hong Kong Football Youth Team (U18) member, Mr. A (pseudonym).
The mentioned books are The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game by John Fox and Ball, Bat and Bishop: THE ORIGIN OF BALL G…