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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Understanding and Managing Drugs in Sport
Authors: Dimeo, Paul
Contact Email: paul.dimeo@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Citation: Dimeo P (2010) Understanding and Managing Drugs in Sport, The Shield, Research Journal of Physical Education and Sports Science, 5, pp. 29-43.
Abstract: This article addresses some social and management issues relating to the subject of drugs in sport (doping). It begins with an overview of recent and prominent cases before developing a comparative approach that sets doping against other forms of drug use in society. The outcomes and implications of this comparison establish the basis for a discussion of how doping might be dealt with by the relevant authorities. The concluding points show that interventions towards education and prevention face the challenges of understanding and responding to the highly specific nature of the elite athlete.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/12259
URL: http://www.usindh.edu.pk/shield/
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Affiliation: Sport

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