Topic: Alcohol, recreational drugs, and sports


The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from idrottsforum.org about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.

Research Articles

Linna, Kyösti Föreningsidrott och alkohol: Finlandssvenska idrottares förhållande till idrott och alkohol (061101)
Trondman, Mats Träna och supa till helgen: Om föreningsidrott, socialt kapital och alkohol i unga vuxnas liv (050322)
Vamplew, Wray Alcohol and the Sportsperson: An Anomalous Alliance (070214)

Feature Articles

Mau, Martin & Kirsten K. Roessler Det handler ikke om at løbe længst: Et projekt med alkoholpatienter (140320)

Book reviews

Alkohol i den danske idrætsverden – mellem vision og virkelighed Solveig Skovmose Vinther Århus: Aarhus Universitet 2011 (Henning Eichberg 130322)
Drugs, Alcohol and Sport Paul Dimeo (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2006 (David Hoff 080305)
An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals Geoff Pearson Manchester: Manchester University Press 2012 (Lise Joern 131113)
Mud, Sweat and Beers: A Cultural History of Sport and Alcohol Tony Collins & Wray Vamplew Oxford: Berg Publishers 2002 (Torbjörn Andersson 040620)
Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail Sarah Gee (red) Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing 2020 (review in English by Alan Bairner, published 201119)
Sport, Beer, and Gender: Promotional Culture and Contemporary Social Life Lawrence A. Wenner & Steven J. Jackson (red) Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2008 (Peter Dahlén 100217)
Sport and Alcohol: An ethical perspective Carwyn Rh. Jones Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (Kutte Jönsson 170524)

On the ’blog

Idrett og alkohol av Arve Hjelseth (130308)