Predictors of dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes

Roderick Todd Bartee, Burke Grandjean, Michael S. Dunn, Michael A. Perko, James M. Eddy, Min Qi Wang

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Abstract

This study sought to predict the use of dietary supplements marketed to enhance athletic performance among 1,737 adolescent athletes. An anonymous, paper-and-pencil, self-report survey was administered to the participants. Grade level, participation in multiple sports, and scales representing attitudes, subjective norms, and intention were all significant predictors of current dietary supplement use. The results of this study allow for the development of more appropriate prevention and intervention strategies that can target specific groups of adolescent athletes. The authors recommend that attitudes of adolescent athletes be addressed in interventions and that salient others be included in program planning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-264
Number of pages15
JournalPediatric Exercise Science
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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Dietary Supplements
Athletes
Athletic Performance
Self Report
Sports

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Bartee, R. T., Grandjean, B., Dunn, M. S., Perko, M. A., Eddy, J. M., & Wang, M. Q. (2004). Predictors of dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science, 16(3), 250-264. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.16.3.250

Predictors of dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes. / Bartee, Roderick Todd; Grandjean, Burke; Dunn, Michael S.; Perko, Michael A.; Eddy, James M.; Wang, Min Qi.

In: Pediatric Exercise Science, Vol. 16, No. 3, 01.01.2004, p. 250-264.

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Bartee, RT, Grandjean, B, Dunn, MS, Perko, MA, Eddy, JM & Wang, MQ 2004, 'Predictors of dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes', Pediatric Exercise Science, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 250-264. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.16.3.250
Bartee, Roderick Todd ; Grandjean, Burke ; Dunn, Michael S. ; Perko, Michael A. ; Eddy, James M. ; Wang, Min Qi. / Predictors of dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes. In: Pediatric Exercise Science. 2004 ; Vol. 16, No. 3. pp. 250-264.
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