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Legalise doping or lose the spectacle of sport - ETHICS IN SPORT/HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Legalise doping or lose the spectacle of sport - ETHICS IN SPORT/HUMAN PERFORMANCE | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it

 

Sport, at both international and local levels, seems to constantly be in a doping crisis. It may be time to consider legalising performance enhancers because zero tolerance is clearly not working.


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Is an ethical decision being defeated? If can't beat them, then join them....or allow them?

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Czech E.'s curator insight, October 19, 2014 11:06 AM

 As strength trainers and conditioning trainers, coaches, or physical therapists -- the professionals who help shape these athletes, we face a decision: "to dope or not to dope."

sujeilly garcia's curator insight, August 16, 2015 9:47 AM

Sport is going through a constant doping crisis. Arguments about the danger of enhancement drugs are still present. 


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Mark Silva's curator insight, January 13, 2016 9:28 PM

So...because organizations are failing to live by the "zero tolerance" of doping, people honestly think we should consider legalizing the use of drugs and performance enhancing drugs in particular for athletes. Instead of bringing down the standard to meet the athletes, we should be bringing the athletes up to the standard. 

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“Is sport ethics an oxymoron?” ‹ The Haptonstall Group

“Is sport ethics an oxymoron?” ‹ The Haptonstall Group | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it
Clark Haptonstall was interviewed by the Lexington Herald-Leader for an article about ethics in sport. Full article here: http://www.kentucky.com/2013/08/10/2760220/uk-notebook-in-college-sports.html. Here was the Q&A ...
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Everyone has their own opinion on ethics, let's take a look on how Mr. Haptonstall views sports ethics. 

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Ethics of Hockey Fights | The Sports Ethicist

Ethics of Hockey Fights | The Sports Ethicist | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it
On the most recent Sports Ethicist Show, I spoke with my friend Joe, a die-hard hockey fan, about whether fighting in hockey is ethically justified. In this post, I will summarize and revisit some of the main points of the discussion ...
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Since I've known about hockey, I've know that that is one sport that gets really fiesty. Is the fighting too much though? Is it ethical to allow this behavior to be "the norm"?

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Opinion: Heiress' gifts to medical workers raise thorny ethical issues ...

Opinion: Heiress' gifts to medical workers raise thorny ethical issues ... | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it
For an appreciative patient, giving gifts to a competent, caring doctor or nurse may seem only natural. But should health workers accept...
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What happens when ethical issues aren't brought up in a code of ethics? What would you do if you were in their shoes? Should there be something written about receiving gifts from patients?

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University of Notre Dame Ethical Education - Play Like A Champion Today

http://www.pentavision.net This national program is part of a teaching curriculum offered by the University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics. The program educ...

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This is an introduction of Notre Dame taking the right steps by trying to instill ethical sport values into children at a young age. Kudos to Notre Dame.

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Sport for thought, does sport carry as many morals as it did in the ...

Sport for thought, does sport carry as many morals as it did in the ... | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it
Being born in Worcester and supporting Arsenal through my Dad it's been quite hard lately to not lose my cool around all the recent transfers. It popped into my mind for a second to just wonder how the world of sport would be ...
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This article makes a good point, does the fact that sport is now considered a "job" affect the morals and ethics of the players?

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In praise of ethics in sport - Blog of John Spencer

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Hot on the heels of an excellent England v Scotland game on Wednesday, I'm hoping that this season's Premier League fixtures will be played in a similar spirit.
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With all this unethical talk, let's get some kudos going for some good ethical behavior.

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Eagles Host 2013 Beyond Sport Summit - Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Host 2013 Beyond Sport Summit - Philadelphia Eagles | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it
The 2013 Beyond Sport Summit was in Philadelphia, September 9-11, where hundreds of leaders from around the world in sports, government, business, development and philanthropy will discuss how sport can be better ...
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I think it is wonderful that sports are taking a more responsible stance by having forums to discuss ethics and ways that they can make the sport more positive to the public. 

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5 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Pro Athletes - Men's Fitness

5 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Pro Athletes - Men's Fitness | Sports Ethics: Blake, B. | Scoop.it

Men's Fitness 5 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Pro Athletes Men's Fitness Even though he's the expert, trainer Matthew Uohara, president of Hale Inu Strength and Conditioning in Los Angeles, was surprised that he learned just as much from his...


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Take a peek on how sports ethics learned on the job can be applied to life as well. 

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