Scientists from tel Aviv University conducted a study involving 316 high school students. Adolescents filled out the questionnaire and told researchers about their favorite sports, which they did. Consideration was also active with exercise, frequency of participation in competitions. This writes the Psych Central.
The share of students engaged in sport for a better fit, for other sports was a way of expression, and competition is the main activity. The second group, the results of the study were more gambling. These students at your leisure often played the lottery and gambling card games (poker and others).
The spirit of competition is forcing students to accept not only sports, but life as a gambling game. Experts propose to introduce special programmes for the prevention of game addiction in middle and high schools. This will allow us to form a correct and healthy atmosphere around sports and gambling.