Does sports participation during adolescence prevent later alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use?

@article{Wichstrm2009DoesSP,
  title={Does sports participation during adolescence prevent later alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use?},
  author={Tove Wichstr\om and Lars Wichstr\om},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={138-49}
}
AIMS To study whether participation in organized sports during adolescence predicts increased smoking of tobacco, alcohol intoxication and cannabis use from late adolescence to adulthood when controlling for potential confounders. Moreover, to study whether such increased drug use varies according to type of sport (team versus individual), main skills needed (endurance, strength or technical) and level of competition. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Survey of national sample of Norwegian… CONTINUE READING

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