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drug testing in athletics

Drug Testing in Athletics

Jin Kim, Stephanie Hodge, Kimberly Botson

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Take out a scrap of paper and write 3 words that come to mind when you think about DRUG TESTING IN PROFESSIONAL/OLYMPIC ATHLETICS

history of drug use in sports
History of Drug Use in Sports
  • Ancient civilizations
  • 19th Century
  • WWII
  • Post-WWII
    • Olympics
    • Professional Athletics
what is the issue
What is the issue?
  • why drugs damage sports?
  • Fans
  • Competitors
  • Sponsors
types of drugs and their effects
Types of Drugs and Their Effects
  • Three main categories
    • Therapeutic Drugs
    • Performance Enhancing Drugs
      • Growth Enhancers
      • Anabolic Steroids
      • Blood doping
      • Erythropoietin (EPO)
    • Typical Drug Misuse
benefits of drug use
Benefits of Drug Use
  • Enhances performance
  • Drugs are ever-changing making them hard to detect in testing
  • Increases chances of winning and better performance
  • Many excuses for athletes to use if caught
cons of drug use
Cons of Drug Use

http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=en&q=steroid%20freak&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wv

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VS.

  • Sameness
  • More violent sports = More drug uses
  • Difference
  • Olympic games
  • weightlifting, cycling and track and field sports
  • Ergogenic (Strychnine , amphetamine, and anabolic steroids )
  • Short term
  • Pro sports
  • UFC, Pride fighting, football, baseball
  • anabolic steroid ,cocaine
  • Long term
alternate view
Alternate View
  • Drug use is widespread
  • End punitive testing
  • Provide athletes with education
  • Place use under medical supervision
social aspects
Social Aspects
  • What Americans think
    • Non-athletes drug use
    • Adolescent drug use
  • President: “Get rid of steroids now”
  • Doctors roles
key ethical issues pertaining to drug testing in sports
Key Ethical Issues Pertaining to Drug Testing in Sports

Key Ethical Issues Pertaining to Drug Testing in Sports

  • Invasion of Privacy (main focus)
  • Cheating
  • Safety
  • Sport System Efficiency
  • Universal Trust
kant s theory
Kant’s Theory
  • Invasion of Privacy

-fails Kant’s Categorical Imperative

  • Cheating
    • Fails Kant’s Categorical Imperative
questions
Questions?
  • Do you think using performance enhancing drugs in athletics can be considered cheating?
resources
Resources
  • http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubs/brochures/steriods/professionals/index.html
  • http://www.alcoholmedicalscholars.org/athletes-out.htm
  • http://www.humankinetics.com/PRODUCTS/SHOWPRODUCT.com
  • http://www.collegesportsschlarships.com/steroids-athletic-competition.com
  • http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/544378.com
  • http://www.blues.uab.es/olympic.studies/doping/parry.htm
  • http://www.cartoonstock.com/newscartoons/directory/d/drug_testing.com
  • http://espn.go.com/gen/news/2004/0120/1714001.html
  • http://dwb.unl.edu/Teacher/NSF/C10/C10Links/www.tcada.state.tx.us.com
  • http://sportssci.org/encyc/anabster.html
  • http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/news/story?id=1936592.com
  • http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/12453.com
  • http://www.greatdreams.com/olympdrg.htm
  • http://www.project-syndicate.org/print_commentary/murrayl/English.com
  • http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B01ED7113CF935A25751C1A96559C.com
  • Mallory, D.C., and Dwight H. Zakus. "Ethics of Drug Testing in Sport- An Invasion of Privacy Justified?." Sport, Education, and Society 7(2002): 203-218.
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