International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

E-ISSN: 2349-4182
P-ISSN: 2349-5979

Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2015)

Knowledge and attitude of university track and field athletes towards drugs, alcohol and smoking

Author(s): Dr. Sunil Dhiman and Dr. Praveen Kumar
Abstract: The subjects fell that drugs develop aggressive behaviour in the athletes, they opine that drug addiction in case of the parent may lead to possibilities of deformed children. The purpose of the study was to find out knowledge and attitude of university track and field athletes towards drugs, alcohol and smoking. For the purpose of the study 100 subjects were randomly selected who had participated in All India Inter University athletics meet held in Punjabi University, Patiala from 29.12.2015 to 03.01.2016. For the study the Chi-square has used as a statistical technique to find out the results. In respect of statement Nos. 1 and 13, the Chi-square values are not significant but in respect of all other statements the chi-square values are significant. A majority of subjects agreed upon the statements, ‘drugs dependence can occur without the individual being conscious of it,’ ‘psychoactive drugs such as heroin, marijuana etc. alter individual’s normal brain patterns,’ ‘cocaine, derived from the lead of coca bush is one of the earliest known stimulant drugs
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