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By Ivan Waddington

ISBN-10: 0415431247

ISBN-13: 9780415431248

Why do many athletes danger their careers by means of taking performance-enhancing medications? Do the hugely aggressive pressures of elite activities train athletes to win at any rate?

An creation to medications in Sport offers an in depth and systematic exam of drug use in recreation and makes an attempt to give an explanation for why athletes have, during the last 4 many years, more and more used performance-enhancing medicines. It bargains a serious review of the most important theories of drug use in game, and offers a close research of the involvement of activities physicians within the improvement and use of performance-enhancing medicinal drugs. concentrating on drug use inside elite recreation, the publication bargains an in-depth exam of significant modern subject matters and matters, including:

  • the historical past of substances in activity and altering styles of use
  • fair play, dishonest and the ‘spirit of sport’
  • WADA and the way forward for anti-doping policy
  • drug use in specialist soccer and cycling
  • sociological enquiry and the issues of getting to know medications in sport.

Designed to assist scholars discover and comprehend this challenging quarter of study in recreation reports, and richly illustrated all through with case experiences and empirical facts, An creation to medications in Sport is a useful addition to the literature. it's crucial examining for anyone with an curiosity within the courting among medicinal drugs, game and society.

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The British legislation came into effect in 2003 and banned all sponsorship of sporting events in Britain, with exceptions for Formula One motor racing and snooker, which were given extra time to find alternative sponsors. The British ban was followed by an EU-wide ban on sponsorship of sporting events within the European Union, which came into effect in 2005. , 2007). Formula One motor racing, in particular, continued in the early years of the twenty-first century to offer excellent marketing opportunities for tobacco companies, with races outside of Europe reaching television audiences of up to 40 billion people worldwide (Blum, 2005).

The following year, the state government of Western Australia introduced another bill similar to Dr Dadour’s. This bill was also defeated following intensive lobbying by, amongst others, those associated with the cigarette-sponsored sports under threat (Taylor, 1985: 48–49). In a perhaps even more revealing incident in 1995, the highly successful Swedish yacht Nicorette, which is sponsored by a company which manufactures products designed to help people give up smoking, was banned from the Cape to Rio Race, which is sponsored by the tobacco giant Rothmans.

England test match, which was sponsored by Benson and Hedges who had been the Australian Cricket Board’s main sponsor for more than ten years. The bill was narrowly defeated. The following year, the state government of Western Australia introduced another bill similar to Dr Dadour’s. This bill was also defeated following intensive lobbying by, amongst others, those associated with the cigarette-sponsored sports under threat (Taylor, 1985: 48–49). In a perhaps even more revealing incident in 1995, the highly successful Swedish yacht Nicorette, which is sponsored by a company which manufactures products designed to help people give up smoking, was banned from the Cape to Rio Race, which is sponsored by the tobacco giant Rothmans.

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