The consumption of alcohol has always been thought to help in relaxation, mood alteration, and increasing sensory pleasure. Reducing stress and inducing relaxation have often been cited by athletes and habitual exercisers as the main reason for their alcohol consumption.

Research for many years has focused on the consumption of alcohol and its implications for sports and exercise. Two results are clear: (1) the rate of injury in sports increases with alcohol intake and (2) performance gradually decreases. Whether the use of alcohol is ...

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