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  1. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Moller, John M Hoberman, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. No longer viewed in simplistic terms as the desperate act of a rogue athlete, doping can now be understood as the inevitable result of a multifaceted system of enablers and incentives built into the very...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ivan Waddington

    Traditional research methods textbooks tend to present an idealized and simplistic picture of the research process. This ground-breaking text however, features leading international sport researchers explaining how they actually carried out their real life research projects, highlighting the...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Drugs in Sport

    Addicted to Winning?, 2nd Edition

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures of elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? An Introduction to Drugs in Sport provides a detailed and systematic examination of drug use in sport and attempts to explain why...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  4. Matters of Sport

    Essays in Honour of Eric Dunning

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Matters of Sport is a tribute to Eric Dunning, the leading sports sociologist in the English-speaking world. This book addresses Dunning's contributions to the sociological and historical study of sport, covering key topics such as hooliganism, celebrity and gender relations. A broad...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Sport Histories

    Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm, Ivan Waddington

    Sports Histories draws on figurational sociology to provide a fresh approach to analysing the development of modern sport. The book brings together ten case studies from a wide range of sports, including mainstream sports such as soccer, rugby, baseball, boxing and cricket, to other sports that...

    Published July 11th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Pain and Injury in Sport

    Social and Ethical Analysis

    Edited by Sigmund Loland, Berit Skirstad, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    For elite athletes, pain and injury are normal. In a challenge to the orthodox medical model, this book makes it clear that pain and injury cannot be understood in terms of physiology alone, and examines the influence of social and cultural processes on how athletes experience pain and injury. It...

    Published December 16th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Sport, Health and Drugs

    A Critical Sociological Perspective

    By Ivan Waddington, Andy Smith

    Why do many athletes risk their careers by taking performance enhancing drugs? Do the highly competitive pressures elite sports teach athletes to win at any cost? In order to understand the complex relationships between sport and other aspects of society, it is necessary to strip away our...

    Published May 1st 2000 by Routledge

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