Social Influences , Alcohol Expectancies , and Hazardous Alcohol Use Among College Athletes

  title={Social Influences , Alcohol Expectancies , and Hazardous Alcohol Use Among College Athletes},
  author={Janine V. Olthuis and Byron L. Zamboanga and Matthew P. Martens},
Research has shown that college student-athletes are at increased risk for hazardous alcohol use. As such, this study examined social and cognitive influences on athletes’ alcohol consumption by exploring the association between injunctive norms (parental, teammate, and coach approval) and hazardous alcohol use among college athletes, and testing whether alcohol expectancy outcomes and valuations would mediate this association. College student-athletes (n = 301; mean age = 19.4, SD = 1.3… CONTINUE READING

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