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An Introduction to Drugs in Sport


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1. Drug use in sport: problems of involvement and detachment 2. The emergence of drug use as a problem in modern sport:sport, health and drugs 3. The emergence of drug use as a problem in modern sport: fair play, cheating and the `spirit of sport' 4. Theories of drug use in elite level sport 5. Drug use in elite level sport: towards a sociological understanding 6. The Other Side of Sports Medicine: Sports Medicine and the Development of Performance Enhancing Drugs 7. The recent history of drug use in British sport: a case study 8. Drug use in professional cycling: a case study 9. Drug use in professional football: a case study 10. The establishment of the World Anti-Doping Agency 11. Anti-doping policies in sport: whither WADA? 12. Anti-doping policies in sport: new directions?

About the Author

Ivan Waddington is Visiting Professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo and the University of Chester, UK. He is the author of Sport, Health and Drugs (Routledge, 2000) and Drugs in Sport (BMJ Books, 2002), and co-editor of Sport Histories (Routledge, 2004) and Pain and Injury in Sport (Routledge, 2006). Andy Smith is Lecturer in the Sociology of Sport and Exercise and Co-Director of the Chester Centre for Research into Sport and Society at the University of Chester, UK. He is co-editor of the International Journal of Sport Policy and is co-author of Sports Development and Sports Policy in Society (Routledge, 2009) and Disability, Sport and Society (Routledge, 2009).


'My overall impression that this is a good and well written book. It is highly recommended' Ask Vest Christiansen, Dept. of Sport Science, University of Aarhus 'Recommended reading for anyone interested in this critical area within exercise and sport', PsycCRITIQUES

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