Jun1 Young Athletes Use Fewer Drugs but More Alcohol
By Genevra Pittman
May 30, 2011
Teens who exercise and play team sports are less likely to be smokers or use marijuana and other drugs than their peers, but they do drink more alcohol, a study said.
While the findings, published in "Addiction," don't prove cause and effect, they could have important implications for preventing drug and alcohol abuse in young adults, the study's authors said.
Read the full Reuters Article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/31/us-athletes-idUSTRE74U08W20110531
Keywords: young athletes, fewer drugs, more alcohol