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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Substance abuse and criminal behavior: Sports a preventative measure for tackling this menace
Author(s): Arjun Singh
Abstract:
In the 21st century drug abuse is epidemic around the world. Its menace is worst in our country especially in the state of Punjab. More worrisome fact is that substance abuse is linked with crime. The present study analyse criminal behavior among substance abusers and sports person. A total of 200 samples were selected between 18 to 30 years of age group. The result shows that there was a significant difference in criminal behavior among the two groups. Since, p-value at 0.00 was statically significant at 0.05 level of significance. Youth should provide ample time for their participation in organised sports activities. This diverts their mind and channelised there energy in a more meaningful manner. This study strongly recommended sports for diverting criminal behavior among youth.
Pages: 1382-1383  |  215 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arjun Singh. Substance abuse and criminal behavior: Sports a preventative measure for tackling this menace. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(1): 1382-1383.
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