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Sport, ethics and technology

Ball, Elizabeth A (1997) Sport, ethics and technology. Research Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

The continuing bans placed on the use of certain performance-enhancing substances by athletes would indicate that not all technological and scientific developments may be appropriate or beneficial in elite level sport. Issues that have arisen out of the drug bans form the basis of 'Sport, Ethics and Technology'. This study is essentially a philosophical examination of the nature and significance of the relationship between high performance sport and technology. As the title implies, the relationship is assessed from an ethical perspective with the intention of providing certain normative criteria from which we may assess the appropriateness or inappropriateness of certain technological applications in elite level sport.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
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Master of Arts

Uncontrolled Keywords: High perfoermance sport, Ethics of sport, Technological innovations, Performance-enhancing substances
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2010 04:48
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:42
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15435
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