Study of the Impact of Sports Participation on Social Capital among Drug Addicts


  • Xiaodan Ou



Sports Participation, Drug Addiction, Social Capital, Social Network


Drug addiction not only affects the health of individuals, but also leads to the breakdown of social ties and the loss of social capital. As a form of social participation, sports activities can help drug addicts rebuild social ties and increase social interactions, thereby promoting the accumulation and enhancement of their social capital. By analyzing related studies, this paper reveals the potential value of sports participation in helping drug addicts integrate into society. The findings indicate that sports activities can expand the social networks of drug addicts, enhance social trust and mutual support, improve social cohesion, promote a sense of civic responsibility, disseminate positive values, promote health and well-being, and facilitate cross-cultural communication. It provides a theoretical and practical basis for future in-depth research on how drug addicts integrate into society.


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Ou, X. (2024). Study of the Impact of Sports Participation on Social Capital among Drug Addicts. International Journal of Social Sciences and Public Administration, 3(2), 382-392.

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