Event Specific Alcohol Consumption and College Football: A Critical Review, 2000-2020
Keywords:Alcohol Use, College Football, Policy
The purpose of this literature review was to summarize the alcohol-related research associated with college football sporting events. Ten databases were used to identify refereed journal articles. The search parameters yielded 25 articles, which addressed topics such as epidemiological trends (consumption behaviors, negative consequences, and gender differences regarding alcohol use), social norms, and policies. Findings provide an overall assessment of the research conducted regarding alcohol-use patterns and policies specific to college sports. Overall, randomized controlled trials, national data sets, evaluation studies, and qualitative research are needed to further advance the knowledge base in this area
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