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Ethics and Sport

Series Editor: Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

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  1. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics of Doping and Anti-Doping

    Redeeming the Soul of Sport?

    By Verner Møller

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    With every positive drugs test the credibility and veracity of modern elite sport is diminished. In this radical and provocative critique of current anti-doping policy and practice, Verner Møller argues that the fight against doping – promoted as an initiative to cleanse sport of cheats – is at...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences

    By Mike J. McNamee, Stephen Olivier, Paul Wainwright

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and...

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Ethics, Money and Sport

    This Sporting Mammon

    By Adrian Walsh, Richard Giulianotti

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Written from the contrasting yet complementary perspectives of sociology and philosophy, this book explores the far-reaching ethical consequences of the runaway commodification of sport, focusing on those instances where commodification gives rise to morally undesirable consequences. The authors&...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Genetic Technology and Sport

    Ethical Questions

    Edited by Claudio Tamburrini, Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport … or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection contains some of the best new writing that has emerged from the debates concerning the uses of genetic...

    Published November 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights in Youth Sport

    A Critical Review of Children's Rights in Competitive Sport

    By Paulo David

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Genetically Modified Athletes

    Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport

    By Andy Miah

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Sport, Professionalism and Pain

    Ethnographies of Injury and Risk

    By David Howe

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Are pain and injury managed appropriately in the environment of professional sport?Is sports medicine a tool to empower or to disempower athletes? David Howe considers these and other pertinent concerns and questions whether, in the world of modern sport, it is the participants themselves or the...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Sport, Rules and Values

    Philosophical Investigations into the Nature of Sport

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sport, Rules and Values presents a philosophical perspective on issues concerning the character of sport. Discussion focuses on three broad uses commonly urged for rules: to define sport; to judge or assess sport performance; and to characterize the value of sport - especially if that value is...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge