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Description - Drugs in Sport by David R Mottram

Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases, this seventh edition explores the science behind drug-use in sport, as well as its ethical, social, political and administrative context.

Introducing an increased focus on inadvertent doping, athlete-support personnel as key stakeholders in the doping process, societal drug-use, and the role of national governing bodies and anti-doping organisations, the book covers key topics including:

    • an assessment of the prevalence of drug-taking in sport
    • the latest doping control regulations stipulated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
    • the science and side effects of each major class of drug used in sport
    • cutting-edge issues such as gene doping and biological passports
    • issues surrounding legal substances and ergogenic aids in supplements
    • medical and pharmaceutical services at major sporting events

Accessibly written, and supported throughout with illustrative case studies and data, Drugs in Sport provides a crucial and objective resource for students and researchers, athletes, sports scientists, coaches and athlete-support staff, journalists, sports administrators and policymakers, alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415789394
ISBN-10: 0415789397
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 430
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David R Mottram

David R. Mottram is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He was a member of the organising committee for pharmacy services for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and part of the medical services team at the Polyclinic in the Athlete Village during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. David is currently providing education and training programmes on medicines management in sport for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).ã Neil Chester is Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. His teaching commitments are in exercise physiology with a particular focus in sports nutrition, supplementation, drug use and anti-doping in addition to research ethics and ethics in sport and professional practice. Neil works closely with UK Anti-Doping in a research, education and testing capacity and is a committee member of the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences Clean Sport Interest Group.

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