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The purpose of this study was to assess and determine the attitudes towards drug screening from athletic trainers (ATs) and D-I football players. Participants within this study included 500 ATs and 15,611 football players who were randomly selected from the Southeastern, Atlantic Coast, BIG Twelve, BIG 10, and Pacific 12 Conferences. A quantitative survey research design was developed with twelve questions for both football players and ATs by using Qualtrics. The surveys asked closed ended questions that were used to assess and determine the attitudes of both through data analysis via Jeffrey’s Amazing Statistics Program (JASP).

Publication Date

Spring 2022


Boiling Springs, NC


Medicine and Health Sciences | Movement and Mind-Body Therapies | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences

Attitudes Towards Drug Screening in NCAA D-I Football Players: A Perspective from Athletic Trainers and Players