- To test a team-based, educational intervention designed to reduce adolescent athletes'intent to use anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS).
Randomized prospective trial.
- Thirty-one high school football teams in the Portland, Ore, area.
- Seven hundred two adolescent football players at experimental schools ; 804 players at control schools.
- Seven weekly, 50-minute class sessions were delivered by coaches and student team leaders, addressing AAS effects, sports nutrition and strength-training alternatives to AAS use, drug refusal role play, and anti-AAS media messages.
Seven weight-room sessions were taught by research staff.
Parents received written information and were invited to a discussion session.
- Questionnaires before and after intervention and at 9-or 12-month follow-up, assessing AAS use risk factors, knowledge and attitudes concerning AAS, sports nutrition and exercise knowledge and behaviors, and intentions to use AAS.
Mots-clés Pascal : Anabolisant, Hormone androgène, Adolescent, Homme, Etude comparative, Facteur risque, Sportif, Dépistage, Recrutement, Education, Conduite à tenir, Prévention, Athlétisme, Trouble métabolisme, ATLAS
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Anabolic agent, Androgen hormone, Adolescent, Human, Comparative study, Risk factor, Athlete, Medical screening, Recruitment, Education, Clinical management, Prevention, Athletics, Metabolic disorder
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0056027
Code Inist : 002B02O. Création : 21/05/1997.