Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: An anabolic steroid education program. Students in the experimental group were exposed to a total of six, 30-minute sessions, over two weeks. Sessions offered information on both psychological and physiological aspects of anabolic steroid use, weight training techniques, nutrition, social decision-making, and self-esteem training.

Study Results: Improved knowledge and attitudes regarding substance use.

Reference: Trenhaile, J., Choi, H., Proctor, T. B., & Work, P. (1998). The effect of anabolic steroid education on knowledge and attitudes of at-risk preadolescents. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 43(2), 20.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good