Overview:Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 - Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in France - a world governed by its own moral standards and defined by extreme expectations of physical performance and highly medicalised training regimes.Including exclusive insights from athletes and their doctors, it explains how the use of drugs became an integral part of training in elite French sport. Considering the complex and paradoxical moral arguments that frame this phenomenon, it explores the decades-long social and political process that resulted in the normalisation of this doping culture. Drawing on examples from cycling, athletics, weightlifting, wrestling and bodybuilding, this book compares doping practices in these sports and questions the effectiveness of anti-doping policies.This is fascinating reading for all those interested in the use of drugs in sports, the ethics and philosophy of sport, or sports history.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9780367894061. It was written by the following authors: Christophe Brissonneau, Amos Blake, Jeffrey Montez de Oca. Book Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, which can be read online, published by the company: Sandhurst Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Mystery, Sports Books, Thrillers, Crime. The book was published on 2019-12-06 00:00:00. It has 248 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 458 g. File for download Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 has PDF format and is called doping-in-elite-sports-voices-of-french-sportspeople-and-their-doctors-1950-2010.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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