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Drivers of Illicit Drug Use Regulation in Australian Sport

Stewart, Bob, Adair, Daryl and Smith, Aaron C. T (2011) Drivers of Illicit Drug Use Regulation in Australian Sport. Sport Management Review, 14 (3). pp. 237-245. ISSN 1441-3523

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Abstract

This case study suggests there is a pressing need for additional research that examines the real costs and benefits of illicit drug use in sport, and to what extent a zero-tolerance approach is workable in world where drug use has become an integral part of so many people’s social lives. Most illicit drug use does not heighten performance, and the arguments for drug-use testing out of competition are consequently problematic.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23744, drugs, sport, ideology, policy, power, Bourdieu
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
FOR Classification > 1604 Human Geography
SEO Classification > 9501 Arts and Leisure
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2012 03:43
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2012 03:43
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9185
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2011.02.001
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