A review of the literature on sport and physical activity in relation to drug misuse prevention and adolescents

Joan Forrest, Graham Connelly

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this review was to examine the evidence base in published work (refereed journal articles and expert reports) for the contention that participation in sport or related physical activity is beneficial within the specific contexts of health promotion aimed at preventing young people from becoming involved in using harmful substances, or specific intervention with young people using illicit drugs.
    LanguageEnglish
    Place of PublicationGlasgow, Scotland, UK
    Number of pages62
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2003

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    Keywords

    • young people
    • drugs
    • physical activity
    • health promotion

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    Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2003. 62 p.

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