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Doping in sport

Doping in sport

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Published by Sports Council in London .
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Edition Notes

On cover: Sports Council Doping Control.

StatementSports Council Doping Control.
ContributionsSports Council. Doping Control Unit.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19693059M

OCLC Number: Notes: "March " Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Drug use and abuse in sport --Doping among adolescent athletes --The female athlete --Anabolic steroids --Growth hormone abuse --Central nervous system stimulants --Blood boosting and sport --Test method: GH --Test method: anabolics --Erythropoietin test methods --Techniques for .   Drawing on examples from cycling, athletics, weightlifting, wrestling and bodybuilding, this book compares doping practices in these sports and questions the effectiveness of anti-doping policies. This is fascinating reading for all those interested in the use of drugs in sports, the ethics and philosophy of sport, or sports : Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca.

This book fills the gap and provides a thorough review and analysis of the ethical literature on performance enhancing drugs in sport in the global society. It makes a major contribution to the worldwide anti-doping campaign in sport. Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text available on the subject. Now in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases, the book explores the hard science behind drug use in sport, as well as the ethical, social, political and administrative context.

  Sports medicine specialists, Doctors Leon Creaney and Anna Vondy state, “the arguments against doping in sport are moral, not medical.” They further write, “athletes who want to Author: Roomy Khan.   “The book should be an important addition to the libraries of practitioners and sports administrators harbouring a desire to deepen their knowledge of the legal issues surrounding doping in sport, while also gaining an appreciation of the wider social and societal implications of sport and what many consider to be one of the darkest forms of.


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While much focus is given to use on a professional level and high-profile doping scandals, the book does not shy away from the appeal of performance-enhancing drugs for school-age athletes, and their impact on young users.

The price of success for an athlete's health, reputation, and integrity provides a comprehensive argument for deterrence.5/5(1). “All fans of baseball, all fans of a good story, will love this book. — Professor Gordon Wood, Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize winner “This is a beautifully written, meticulously researched story about a bygone baseball era that even die-hard fans.

“The book should be an important addition to the libraries of practitioners and sports administrators harbouring a desire to deepen their knowledge of the legal issues surrounding doping in sport, while also gaining an appreciation of the wider social and societal implications of sport and what many consider to be one of the darkest forms of cheating.”Format: Hardcover.

Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention in recent years. The pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices Doping in sport book comprehensively covered in 21 contributions by outstanding and distinctive authors.

Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention in recent years. The pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices are comprehensively covered in 21 contributions by outstanding and distinctivePages: Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit.

Doping--the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge--is common in many sports. While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes' health and careers/5. Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention in recent years.

The pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices are comprehensively covered in 21 contributions by outstanding and distinctiveRatings: 0.

Wayne Wilson, PhD, is vice president of research for the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. He conceived and organized the conference Doping in Elite Sport, which this book is based : Wayne Wilson.

Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases, this seventh edition explores the science behind drug-use in sport, as well as its ethical, social, political /5(2).

The use of performance-enhancing substances by athletes has a long history, predating the ancient Greek Olympiads. Concern about this practice was manifested in the 20th century by, in the case of the Olympics, the creation of anti-doping organisations, and the adoption of anti-doping Reviews: 1.

The overall incidence of sport-related SCD, among year women, was estimated as (95%CI to ) to (95%CI to ) per year per million female sports participants for the Author: Darko Sarovic. Explore our list of Doping in sports Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention in recent years. The pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices are comprehensively covered in 21 contributions by outstanding and distinctive authors.4/5(1).

Doping means athletes taking illegal substances to improve their performances. There are five classes of banned drugs, the most common of which are stimulants and hormones. There are health risks involved in taking them and they are banned by sports' governing bodies. According to Transparency International, doping is a catch-all term for “sports crimes that aim to chemically modify the performance of a player to influence the result of a match or competition.”.

Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit. Doping&#;the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge&#;is common in many sports.

While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes' health Brand: Lerner Publishing Group. Doping, Performance-Enhancing Drugs, and Hormones in Sport: Mechanisms of Action and Methods of Detection examines the biochemistry and bioanalytical aspects of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and other questionable procedures used by athletes to enhance performance.

The book informs the specialist of emerging knowledge and techniques and allows the non-specialist to grasp the underlying. This book fills the gap and provides a thorough review and analysis of the ethical literature on performance enhancing drugs in sport in the global society.

It makes a major contribution to the worldwide anti-doping campaign in sport. This volume was previously published as a special issue of the journal Sport In Global : $ Doping, Performance-Enhancing Drugs, and Hormones in Sport: Mechanisms of Action and Methods of Detection examines the biochemistry and bioanalytical aspects of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and other questionable procedures used by athletes to enhance performance.

The book informs the specialist of emerging knowledge and techniques and. In competitive sports, doping is the use of banned athletic performance-enhancing drugs by athletic competitors.

The term doping is widely used by organizations that regulate sporting competitions. The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes.

It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto t.Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century.

The first study to span the period from toit sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in F.

Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention in recent years. The pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices are comprehensively covered in 21 contributions by outstanding and distinctive : Springer Berlin Heidelberg.