Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Sports Apparel/Team Jerseys


Sports Apparel, also known as sportswear or activewear is clothing worn for sports or physical activities, which includes shoes as well. Sports apparel must be worn when doing physical or sports activities for comfort and safety reasons.

Each sports or physical activity has its own type of sports apparel. Some of these are shorts, tracksuits, t-shirts, tennis shirts, polo shirts and team jerseys. Sports shoes also vary depending on the sports you play or physical activity that you do. There are also specialized garments made like leotards for gymnastics, cycling shorts for cycling, wet suits and swimsuits for swimming and diving, salopettes for skiing and many more. It is important to use the specific sports apparel intended for your kind of activity. This also includes workout clothes, some underwear like jockstraps and sports bras.

Sports apparel and team jerseys also serve as a uniform. It gives the players identity and will let others know that they are a part of a certain team. When they are wearing their uniform it gives them confidence and may even boost their self-esteem.

Women in sports and who do other physical activities can also choose from a wide array of sports apparel made especially for women. Nothing can stop women from indulging in the same activities and sports as men do.

Looking at sports apparel or sportswear closely, you will find that most of them are lightweight so as not to restrict the wearer. They can either be form-fitting or loose. Form-fitting sports apparel are those that are used for cycling, swimming, gymnastics and track and field. Most of them are made from spandex.

One of the most popular sports apparel nowadays is the team jerseys, whether for basketball, football or baseball. Avid fans of sports teams would purchase for themselves and because of this, clothing companies are earning a fortune. It is not uncommon for you to come across people walking in malls or parks or just along the streets wearing team jerseys. It is one way of letting others know where one’s loyalty resides. Let’s face it, team jerseys are kind of an expensive buy but some are not bothered by how pricey they are. They would really save a part of their earnings or allowance just so they can support their team.

Today, the sports apparel industry is a multi-billion one worldwide. This only shows the growth in the sports apparel demand both from sports and enthusiasts and sport loving consumers.