Sun exposure and sun protection behaviours among young adult sport competitors.

@article{Lawler2007SunEA,
  title={Sun exposure and sun protection behaviours among young adult sport competitors.},
  author={Sheleigh Lawler and Kym M Spathonis and Elizabeth G Eakin and Cindy Gallois and E Lupien Leslie and Nicholas C. Owen},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          230-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To explore the relationship between sun protection and physical activity in young adults (18-30 years) involved in four organised sports. METHODS Participants (n=237) in field hockey, soccer, tennis and surf sports completed a self-administered survey on demographic and sun-protective behaviours while playing sport. Differences in sun-protective behaviour were explored by sport and by gender. RESULTS Sunburn during the previous sporting season was high (69%). There were… CONTINUE READING
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