Ep.33 Why are Drugs in Sport banned? Part 1

Ep.33 Why are Drugs in Sport banned? Part 1

Anti-Doping Science Podcast

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Why is it that as a society we decide to ban drugs in the majority of sports? In a paper entitled "Performance enhancement and drug control in sport: ethical considerations" published in 2007 Dennis Hemphill suggests there are a number of conventional arguments that are used to support drug bans in sport: 1) Sport should be the testing of natural abilities 2) If drugs are banned it is unfair for athletes to use them, when others are drug free to ...
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Why is it that as a society we decide to ban drugs in the majority of sports? In a paper entitled "Performance enhancement and drug control in sport: ethical considerations" published in 2007 Dennis Hemphill suggests there are a number of conventional arguments that are used to support drug bans in sport: 1) Sport should be the testing of natural abilities 2) If drugs are banned it is unfair for athletes to use them, when others are drug free to ...
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