Doping and Public Health by Nader Ahmadi,Arne Ljungqvist,Göran Svedsäter

By Nader Ahmadi,Arne Ljungqvist,Göran Svedsäter

Doping – using performance-enhancing ingredients and strategies – has lengthy been a high-profile factor in activity yet in recent times it has additionally develop into a topic in wider society. this significant new ebook examines doping as a public health and wellbeing factor, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of views to discover the superiority, value and outcomes of doping in wider society. It introduces the epidemiology of doping, examines the historic context, and explores the social, behavioural, felony, moral and political facets of doping. The booklet additionally discusses attainable interventions for addressing the matter on organisational and societal degrees.

Doping and Public Health accommodates the newest learn to supply a finished consultant to the foremost features of doping as a social phenomenon. Divided into six components, this choice of reports bargains particular perception into:

  • ideals of healthiness and health in today’s society

  • reasons at the back of using doping

  • medical and social results of doping

  • the significance of a doping-free society

  • challenges to the detection and prevention of doping

  • the worldwide anti-doping stream.

This e-book is a useful source for activity scholars, teachers and recreation execs, and also will be of curiosity to educators and policy-makers operating within the parts of future health, criminology, sociology and legislation.

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