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Description - Genetic Technology and Sport by Claudio Tamburrini

Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport ! or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection is some of the best new writing that has emerged from the debates concerning the uses of genetic technologies to improve sport performance. Leading authorities from the world of academia and sports administration represent voices from all sides of the gene doping controversy and provide captivating discussions in key areas such as: - gene technology and sports ethics - genetic testing in sports - gene technology and the sporting ethos - gene technology and gender equality in sport. This cutting-edge text is the first on the subject to analyze gender specific questions that arise from genetically modified sport and is likely to provoke further debate in the world of sport and bio-ethics. Contributors include Lincoln Allison, Ruth Chadwick, Arne Ljungqvist, Andy Miah, Christian Munthe, Bengt Saltin, Angela Schnieder and many more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415342377
ISBN-10: 0415342376
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Claudio Tamburrini

University of Gothenburg, Sweden University of Stockholm, Sweden University of Wales Swansea, UK University of Leeds, UK

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