When you think nicotine, you probably think of smokers, addiction, carcinogens and disease – not elite athletes and sporting performance. However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among athletes is high and increasing. In some sports, up to half the team uses nicotine in various forms, mostly as smokeless chewing tobacco or nicotine ...
Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance
By Toby Mündel
9 Aug 2017