Skin Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Collegiate Athletes

@inproceedings{Hobbs2014SkinCK,
  title={Skin Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in Collegiate Athletes},
  author={Courtney Hobbs and Vinayak K Nahar and Michelle A. Ford and Martha Ann Bass and Robert Thomas Brodell},
  booktitle={Journal of skin cancer},
  year={2014}
}
Outdoor athletes represent an important group at risk for skin cancer because they are routinely exposed to high levels of ultraviolet radiation. The purpose of this study was to assess current skin cancer knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among collegiate athletes. A modified version of the Melanoma Risk Behavior Survey was completed by 343 athletes attending a Southern University in the USA, generating an 87% response rate. Survey results demonstrated that the majority of the athletes do… CONTINUE READING

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