Substance Abuse in Sport by Ussa (Banks)

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .

Written in English

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  • Doping in sports

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11523787M
ISBN 100840358245
ISBN 109780840358240
OCLC/WorldCa21902335

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Sport psychologists, athletic counselors, and substance abuse counselors will gain a better understanding of the extent and causes of alcohol problems in sport, followed by guidance on how to intervene with alcohol-abusing athletes.

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Drug Use and Abuse in Sport. Abstract. Performance enhancing and prescription drugs were a growing issue in professional football, as more players in recent years have fallen victim to drug testing; resulting in lengthy suspensions and fines.

This research aimed to show that the culture of using performance enhancing and prescription drugs in Author: Mike Moran. However, sport participation needs to be embedded in wider programs of personal and social development with programs structured to provide access to a range of factors that may protect against alcohol and/or drug abuse (Witt & Crompton, ).

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