ALCOHOL. CAFFINE.ALCOHOL & CAFFINE? Presentation By: Carey Bell, Vicki Choy, Tammie Hundley, Sean Ramirez, and Mariah Ramirez
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Energy Drink & Alcohol & American Youth The more alcohol ads young people see, the more they drink. Communities with more alcohol ads have higher levels of youth drinking. Each additional dollar alcohol companies spend on advertising raises the number of drinks youth consume by three percent.1 • Despite the alcohol industry's self-imposed regulation banning advertising in media whose youth audience is more than 30 percent, 25 alcohol brands spent millions of dollars in 2004 on ads that violated this 30 percent cap.2
The Exploding popularity of Energy Drinks • 500 new energy drink products introduced worldwide in 2006 • Energy drink sales = $3.2 billion in the US & $7.8 billion worldwide • 31 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds are regular consumers v. 22 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds
Standard 2: Analyzing Influences California State Standards… 2.1.A Evaluate strategies for managing the impact of internal and external influences on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. …the backbone of our education
Lesson 1 - History Prohibition – The Noble Experiment 11.5 Students analyze the major political, social, economic, technological, and cultural developments of the 1920s. • Students can form debate teams and debate on their stance on prohibition. • One team will represent the Temperance Movement • One team will represent the Gangsters • Students must cite alcohol statistics in their debate
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other DrugsStandard 1: Essential Concepts California State Standards… 1.2.A Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior. …the backbone of our education
Lesson 2 - Science Physiology – How alcohol affects the Nervous System 9.b. Students know how the nervous system mediates communication between different parts of the body and the body’s interactions with the environment. • Students can work in cooperative learning groups in order to make a academic poster on how alcohol can affect the body. • Groups can be assigned different senses such as sight, hearing, touch, etc. • Groups could also be assigned different body • parts such as heart, brain, liver, kidneys, etc. • Research based • Class presentations
Scary Thoughts • Students are 3 times more likely to become Binge Drinkers are those that mix alcohol that drink energy drinks mixedwith Alcohol (based on breath alcohol levels) than drinkers who do not report mixing alcohol with energy drinks.1 • Students whom consume alcohol with energy drinks are 2 times as likely to be taken advantage of sexually, to report taking advantage of someone else sexually, and to report riding with a driver who was under the influence of alcohol.2
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other DrugsStandard 1: Essential Concepts California State Standards… 1.9.A Explain the impact of alcohol and other drug use on vehicle crashes, injuries, violence, and risky sexual behavior. …the backbone of our education
Lesson 3 – Language Arts Writing Applications – Caffeine 2.4 Write persuasive compositions: a. Structure ideas and arguments in a sustained and logical fashion. c. Clarify and defend positions with precise and relevant evidence, including facts, expert opinions, quotations, and expressions of commonly accepted beliefs and logical reasoning. • Students can choose to take a stance for or against caffeine consumption • Students will conduct research on their topic. • Students will participate in the writing process.
How do “Energy Drinks” affect learning. -Stimulating properties in energy drinks can increase heart rate and blood pressure, -Cause dehydration and insomnia. Feelings of being Indestructible
Energy Drinks Mixed with Alcohol • Teenagers are less developed than adults. • Misperception that ED’s reverse impairments. • Indestructible (Again) • Addiction • Driving • Are you sleepy • SHOW ME THE$$$$
Energy Drinks…. no verdict • Students with Adderall • Students take a mix of Adderall and Energy drinks can improve focus while maintaining wakefulness. The mix allows the student to stay focused on their studies longer. The long term affect is yet unknown. This area of concern is still very young within the scientific community of study. Time will tell. • Learning and Energy Drinks • As a mild stimulant, caffeine arouses cognitive thinking skills by speeding up the heart rate, improving breathing, and increasing blood flow. Since the brain is more active and you are less apt to feel fatigued after consuming caffeine, such alertness creates the ability to remember better and with sharper accuracy.
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http://www.marininstitute.org/alcohol_industry/marketing_to_youth.htm • Snyder, Leslie B., et al. (2006) “Effects of Alcohol Advertising Exposure on Drinking Among Youth.” Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 160(1), 18-24. • 6. Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth. “Striking a Balance: Protecting Youth from Overexposure to Alcohol Ads and Allowing Alcohol Companies to Reach the Adult Market.” (2005) http://camy.org/research/striking/striking.pdf • Thombs DL, O’Mara RJ, Tsukamoto M, Rossheim Me, Weiler RM, Merves ML, Goldberger BA. Event-level analyses of energy drink consumption and alcohol intoxication in bar patrons. Addictive Behaviors 2010;35;325-330. • O’Brien MC, McCoy TP, Rhode SD, Wagoner A, Wolfson M. Caffeinated cocktails; energy drink consumption, high-risk drinking, and alcohol-related consequences among college students. AcadEmerg Med 2008;15(5):453-460 • The Effects of Caffeine on Memory and Learning | eHow.comhttp://www.ehow.com/list_6179164_effects-caffeine-memory-learning.html#ixzz14Y5u7Jmv • The Effects of Caffeine on Memory and Learning | eHow.comhttp://www.ehow.com/list_6179164_effects-caffeine-memory-learning.html#ixzz14Y5u7Jmv Work Sited