Athletics and substance use among public high school students in a Southern state

Winnail, Scott D.; Valois, Robert F.; Dowda, Marsha; McKeown, Robert E.; Saunders, Ruth P.; Pate, Russell R.
September 1997
American Journal of Health Studies;1997, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p187
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study which explored the relationship between athletic participation and substance use among public high school students in a Southern state. Benefits of athletic participation; Positive and negative peer pressure generated among athletes; Athletic participation and substance use among different adolescent race and gender groups.


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