TITLE

USE OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY MODEL TO ADDRESS ALCOHOL USE AMONG COLLEGE ATHLETES

AUTHOR(S)
Williams Jr., Ronald D.; Perko, Michael A.; Belcher, Don; Leaver-Dunn, Deidre D.; Usdan, Stuart L.; Leeper, James D.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3/4, p228
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compared to non-athletes, college athletes consume more alcohol and report higher rates of alcohol-related consequences such as DUI, unsafe sexual practices, and criminal behavior. This poses major problems for the integrity of college athletics, athletic department personnel, and health educators who work to reduce destructive alcohol behaviors on campus. To understand why current alcohol education is ineffective, it is necessary to examine the ecology of this behavior. This article examines alcohol use among college athletes using the Social Ecology Model to determine what most influences this behavior. A proposed ecological model specific to alcohol use among college athletes is discussed.
ACCESSION #
25219337

 

Related Articles

  • The Church and alcohol education. O'Gara, Edward // America;6/10/1950, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p289 

    The author discusses the role of the Church in educating the public about the detriments of alcoholism. According to the author, most efforts on alcohol education are initiated by Protestant groups. He believes that it is time for the Catholic Church to consider such issue and be aware on the...

  • Children and Youth Funding Report 1/17/09 - 1/23/09.  // Children & Youth Funding Report;1/23/2009, p1 

    The article presents updates on federal funding in the U.S. for children and youth during January 17-23, 2009. The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program, a funding effort of Nike Inc. named after Michael Jordan, provides $1 million annually to teachers motivating and inspiring students toward...

  • Review of Clinical Trials Testing the Effectiveness of Physician Approaches to Improving Alcohol Education and Counseling in Adolescent Outpatients. Boekeloo, Bradley O.; Griffin, Melinda A. // Current Pediatric Reviews;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p93 

    Objective: Conduct a review of clinical trials to identify effective approaches for improving physician provision of alcohol education and counseling services among outpatient adolescents. Objective: Conduct a review of clinical trials to identify effective approaches for improving physician...

  • SCIENTIFIC TEMPERANCE INSTRUCTION. Sabin, Henry // Education;May1900, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p531 

    The article comments on the paper read by Professor Atwater on scientific temperance instruction during the meeting of the Department of Superintendence in Chicago, Illinois in 1900. The author expresses his views on the emergence of a wide divergence of opinion among school superintendents when...

  • ON-LINE ALCOHOL HEALTH EDUCATION CURRICULUM EVALUATION: HARM REDUCTION FINDINGS AMONG FRATERNITY AND SORORITY MEMBERS. Wall, Andrew // Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/So;Feb2006, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p29 

    This study examines the use of technology as a tool in the broad-based delivery of alcohol health education within fraternities and sororities. Building on the promise of multimedia education, this evaluation examines an alcohol abuse prevention program delivered through an interactive web-based...

  • High School Students' Perceptions of Alcohol Prevention Programs. Ogenchuk, Marcella J. // Canadian Journal of Education;Feb2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p156 

    The purpose of this study was to explore Grade 11 students' perceptions of programs related to the prevention of alcohol use in high school settings through an analysis of quantitative and qualitative data elicited from student questionnaires (n=452) and focus groups. It was found that students...

  • Youth alcohol action plan must tackle young people's attitudes. Bennett, Alison // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;1/9/2008, p3 

    The article reports that the Children's Plan reveals a youth alcohol action plan that will tackle the problem of under-age drinkers in Great Britain. According to the author, the plan will look at alcohol education in schools, tackle parental alcohol misuse and consider the case for further...

  • How did Project Northland reduce alcohol use among young adolescents? Analysis of mediating variables. Komro, K. A.; Perry, C. L.; Williams, C. L.; Stigler, M. H.; Farbakhsh, K.; Veblen-Mortenson, S. // Health Education Research;Feb2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p59 

    Project Northland is a randomized trial designed to create, implement and evaluate multilevel, community-wide strategies to prevent alcohol use among adolescents. This paper will focus on the mediating outcomes of the early adolescent phase of Project Northland when the students in the study...

  • Middle School Health Class Preparing 8th Graders for the Transition to High School. Wrenn, Kathy // Virginia Journal;Fall2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p20 

    The author focuses on her middle school health class which prepares 8th graders for the transition in high school. Her class involves drug education wherein the students are taught the consequences of using alcohol or other drugs. Part of the class is watching several movies about smoking,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics