Navigation Links
Alcohol backing raises risk of athletes drinking more
Date:7/2/2014

Alcohol sponsorship and hazardous drinking in UK athletes are linked, a new study has found.

The research, led by Monash University and the University of Manchester, is the first to examine alcohol sponsorship of athletes in the UK, and comes at a time when there are calls in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, and South Africa for greater restriction or bans on alcohol sponsorship and advertising in sport. The research was published today in the scientific journal Addiction.

The researchers surveyed more than 2000 sportspeople from universities in the North West, Midlands, London, and Southern regions of England. Most played community sport, and around one-third reported being sponsored by an alcohol-related industry such as a brewer or pub.

Those sportspeople receiving alcohol sponsorship consumed more and had higher odds of hazardous drinking after accounting for factors such as type of sport played, age, gender, disposable income, and region.

Alcohol consumption was found to be high in athletes overall. However, 50 per cent of those sponsored by an alcohol-related industry had scores on the World Health Organisation's Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test that indicated the need for brief counselling and further monitoring of drinking, compared with 39 per cent of non-sponsored athletes.

Associate Professor Kerry O'Brien from Monash University, who led the study, said it had been known for some time that excessive drinking is more common in young adults who play sport or are fans, but researchers are just starting to understand why.

"Alcohol sponsorship (and the drinking culture it perpetuates) appears to be one of these reasons," Associate Professor O'Brien said.

The study, funded by Alcohol Research UK, mirrors findings from countries such as Australia and New Zealand that have similar alcohol and sport sponsorship and advertising arrangements. However, the study went further
'/>"/>

Contact: Glynis Smalley
glynis.smalley@monash.edu
61-408-027-848
Monash University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Homeless alcoholics typically began drinking as children
2. Charity funding study brings alcohol industry influence on UK policy into question
3. Soldiers who kill in combat less likely to abuse alcohol
4. A new target for alcoholism treatment: Kappa opioid receptors
5. Risky alcohol use in male-dominated industries
6. Anti-craving drug and counseling lower alcohol harm in homeless, without sobriety demands
7. Effects of alcohol in young binge drinkers predicts future alcoholism
8. Extended-release medication offers promise for treating alcohol, opioid dependence
9. Medications can help adults with alcohol use disorders reduce drinking
10. Public perceive alcohol adverts breach regulatory code, research finds
11. Urine test best detects alcohol use in liver transplant candidates, recipients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... Mountain View, Calif. and Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July ... a partnership with LaunchKey to provide next generation authentication ... a simple and secure way to utilize hardware protected ... an enormous problem in the Internet's reliance on password-based ... of hacks and global data breaches taking place around ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 The Beryl Institute announces three ... and four new members of its Patient ... the global community of practice and premier thought leader ... Executive board members are industry leaders who advise on ... insight into market and industry trends. The advisory board ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Web Programming Services, a ... certified internet marketing firm, has recently launched a new ... this service affordable for everyone, the company has announced ... , Web Programming Services has tailored the service ... brochure designing and likely expectations of the clients from ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 30, ... isn,t warranted based on current evidence, a team of ... compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and ... on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices. ... a potential for smokers to reduce their health risks ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... New Delhi, India (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... company has launched a new online reputation management ... help individuals as well as organizations get rid ... service is the result of extensive research. ReputationChief.Com ... design a service for those who are struggling ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rivetz Partners with LaunchKey to Offer Next Generation Authentication for Accounts Leveraging Trusted Execution Technology. 2Health News:Rivetz Partners with LaunchKey to Offer Next Generation Authentication for Accounts Leveraging Trusted Execution Technology. 3Health News:The Beryl Institute Announces Seven New Patient Experience Board Members 2Health News:The Beryl Institute Announces Seven New Patient Experience Board Members 3Health News:Web Programming Services Introduces Affordable Brochure Designing Service 2Health News:Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds 2Health News:Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds 3Health News:ReputationChief.Com Announces a New Online Reputation Management Service 2
... , MONDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Progressive resistance ... to function better in daily life, researchers say. A ... review of available evidence and concluded that an adult can ... and increase their overall strength by 25 percent to 30 ...
... Ore. An Oregon Health & Science University researcher has ... prevent rejection in organ transplant patients helped treat a rare ... cure and, until now, no known treatment. The clinical ... first randomized, controlled study designed to develop a therapy for ...
... By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, April ... engines cuts emissions of heart-harmful microscopic particles by 98 percent, ... new study suggests. The very tiny particles found in ... heart disease caused by air pollution, but "if we use ...
... treatment for osteoporosis has often been associated with serious ... Sweden, have now, in mice, found a way of ... that only the skeleton is acted on, current research ... in the respected journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National ...
... A study appearing in the journal Investigational New Drugs ... that two new small molecule inhibitors are showing promise ... common malignant bone tumor, osteosarcoma. These small molecule inhibitors ... spice may serve as a new, non-toxic treatment ...
... Nearly all patients with advanced cancer experience severe pain, and ... regardless of the type or stage of the disease. Pain ... new study, led by Wayne State University,s College of Nursing ... Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, aims to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Progressive Weight Training Can Boost Seniors' Strength 2Health News:OHSU expert co-authors study finding treatment for rare lung disease 2Health News:Emissions Trap Cuts Harmful Diesel Pollution 2Health News:Emissions Trap Cuts Harmful Diesel Pollution 3Health News:New study finds compounds show promise in blocking STAT3 signaling as treatment for osteosarcoma 2Health News:Wayne State leads study to improve management of cancer pain in African Americans 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every ... and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently ... Free Report ), Gilead (Nasdaq: GILD - Free Report ... AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV - Free Report ) and Celgene ... Zacks is promoting its ,Buy, stock recommendations. Get #1Stock ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical ... the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer ... the Journal of Visualized Experiments website. ... the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart implantation   goo.gl/2OZyKW ... the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart," a July 18, 2014 ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 Astellas has ... of corporate and employee communications in the Americas ... Winton , senior vice president, chief communications officer. ... developing and leading corporate brand initiatives and reputation ... North and South America . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 3The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 4The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 5The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 6How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 2How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 3Astellas Hires Industry Veteran Moyra Knight as Head of Corporate and Employee Communications 2
... options and research directions , , WASHINGTON, June ... therapeutic option for many patients with interstitial cystitis (IC). IC ... 8 million women and 1.5 million men in the United ... noticed a correlation between allergies and IC. Recently, a urologist ...
... Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy has just released details ... funded therapeutic pipeline. , , Families of SMA ... Quinazolines to boost gene expression; 2) Tetracyclines at Paratek ... replacement program at California Stem Cell and UCI. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis 2Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis 3Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis 4Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs 2Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs 3
A One Piece Support Garment - any length or size...
Body Suit w/Bra torso, Front Closure...
Gynecomastia Vest...
Ideal for breast compression and contouring breast cups....
Medicine Products: