Article

Energy drinks consumption among football players in Lagos, Nigeria

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 31, issue 4, 2018 , pages: 84–88
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2017.1406083
Author(s): Foluke Adenike OlatonaDepartment of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, Nigeria, Ijeoma Olumide AderibigbeDepartment of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, Nigeria, Sunday Adedeji AderibigbeDepartment of Epidemiology and Community Health, Nigeria, Temitope ‘Wunmi Ladi-AkinyemiDepartment of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, Nigeria

Abstract

Objectives: This study assessed the prevalence, frequency and reasons for the consumption of energy drinks among members of registered football clubs in Lagos, Nigeria. A descriptive cross-sectional study design was employed and the study setting was Onikan Stadium Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. A simple random sampling technique was employed to select 350 members of the football clubs.

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