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Drug Use in Skiing

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Erkki Vettenniemi

Print publication date: June 2015
Online publication date: June 2015

As far as laypeople’s perceptions are concerned, Nordic skiing became synonymous with the use of performance-enhancing substances (PESs) relatively re    Read more...
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Towards an Understanding of Drug Use in Sport A medical sociological perspective

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Ivan Waddington

Print publication date: June 2015
Online publication date: June 2015

In the early 1990s, several authors began to draw attention to the importance of understanding the increasingly close relationship between medicine an    Read more...
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Drug Use in Swimming

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Benjamin Koh

Print publication date: June 2015
Online publication date: June 2015

Swimming first featured in the modern Olympic Games in 1896 and has been in every Olympics since (International Olympic Committee, 2012). All aspects    Read more...
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Drug use in gyms

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Ask Vest Christiansen

Print publication date: June 2015
Online publication date: June 2015

From being a very limited subcultural phenomenon, with its epicentre in Southern California, the use of muscle building drugs in fitness centres and g    Read more...
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Drug use and Deviant Overconformity

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Jay Coakley

Print publication date: June 2015
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The use of banned substances continues in high performance sports despite control efforts by sport governing bodies and official testing organizations    Read more...
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Drug Use in Professional Football

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Dominic Malcolm

Print publication date: June 2015
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Football is the world’s most significant sport. An estimated 3.3 million spectators attended the 2006 World Cup in Germany, 715.1 million watched the    Read more...
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Game Theoretic Approaches to Doping in Sport

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Gunnar Breivik

Print publication date: June 2015
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Doping may be looked upon as a game in which athletes decide to use or not use doping, depending upon what they think other athletes will do. Game the    Read more...
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The East German Doping Programme

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Mike Dennis

Print publication date: June 2015
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Top-flight sport was crucial for breaking the international isolation of the GDR 1 in the early stages of    Read more...
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The 1998 Tour De France

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Christophe Brissonneau

Print publication date: June 2015
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After the Festina scandal in the 1998 Tour de France, many key actors within professional cycling broke their silence to explain what had become the n    Read more...
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Drug Use in Animal Sports

Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

Authored by
Verner Møller

Print publication date: June 2015
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It is common knowledge among people interested in the history of doping that the phenomenon is not exclusively related to human sports. Decades before    Read more...
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