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Morals are the Story on ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

Morals are the Story on ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine | Sports Ethics: Taylor, A. | Scoop.it
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This article brings light to the fact that physical therapists are frequently caught in moral dilemmas and are finding out that what they are taught in the classroom may not be the same in the real world. A conference was held that brought both physical therapy educators and practitioners together to discuss ethical scenarios and best courses of action to handle them.

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NCAA point shaving threatens college sports - NCAA.org

NCAA point shaving threatens college sports - NCAA.org | Sports Ethics: Taylor, A. | Scoop.it
Point shaving must be reduced through a strong enforcement process and educational initiatives to combat sports wagering.
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Point shaving is a practice that not only ruins the spirit of the game but is also a federal offense. Point shaving is closely tied with gambling and is a tactic used to ensure victory for one of the teams. This article discusses the NCAA's view towards point shaving and the effects it can have on an athlete's career.

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Sports Ethics

Cheating in professional sports is everywhere in the news. Learn what goals to set as a team in order to compete with honor. Earn your place in sports.
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This is an interview with NCAA soccer coach Ken Underwood discussing the impact of cheating and taking shortcuts. Topics discussed include:  punishment standards, effects, motivations, and gives advice to players and coaches. He also notes that more press seems to be given to players who get in trouble and cheat than players that are working hard and doing the right thing.

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Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist (2010) | CSEP : Codes Repository

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This Code of Ethics is determined by the House of Delegates of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and delineates the ethical obligations of all physical therapists. It consists of eight principles and is not mean to be all encompassing or applicable to every situation.

 

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Sports Ethics Topics

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Sports Ethics Topics. Ethical dilemmas confront athletes, coaches, fans and others around the games every year, forcing people involved in sports to examine their behavior and conditions and reevaluate the morals and ethics that are most important...
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This is a brief article discussing the ethical battlegrounds of Title IX requirements, college eligibility, violence in sports, and gambling.

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Youth and Ethics in Sport

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Helping youth learn the value of drug-free sport.
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This is a great article discussing the mission of the Culture, Education, Sports and Ethics Program (CESEP). The author talks about educating children in fair play and drug abuse and stresses the importance of parents and coaches being positive role models for children to emulate.

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How performance-enhancing drugs have impacted sports

How performance-enhancing drugs have impacted sports | Sports Ethics: Taylor, A. | Scoop.it
The use of performance-enhancing drugs by professional athletes, or "doping", has been acknowledged as a problem since at least the 1960s.
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This article provides a brief history and background of anabolic steroids. It also provides a timeline of significant events involving steroids dating from 1976 when the International Olympic Committee banned the use of steroids to March 22, 2013 MLB lawsuit against Biogenesis of America for providing performance enhancing drugs to baseball players.

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Michigan Physical Therapist and Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme

Michigan Physical Therapist and Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme | Sports Ethics: Taylor, A. | Scoop.it
A greater Detroit-area physical therapist who was also an owner of a home health agency pleaded guilty yesterday for his role in a $22 million home health care fraud scheme.
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The physical therapist in this case signed physical therapy evaluations, supervisory patient visits, and patient discharge forms for people he knew were Medicare beneficiaries but didn't actually receive treatment. This is a clear example of poor ethical judgment and does not set the example for future therapists to follow.

 

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Mississippi Physical Therapy Board Approves Biologix Solutions Online Ethics Course for PTs/ PTAs

Mississippi Physical Therapy Board Approves Biologix Solutions Online Ethics Course for PTs/ PTAs | Sports Ethics: Taylor, A. | Scoop.it
Mississippi Board of Physical Therapy Approves Biologix Solutions Online Ethics & Professional Responsibility Course for PTs & PTAs
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This article highlights training that is available for physical therapists to become better educated in blood borne pathogens and communicable disease. Knowledge of these two subjects will better help the therapist make a potentially ethical decision of whether or not to treat a patient if symptoms of either are present.

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