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Doping in sport: Whose problem is it?

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posted on 16.02.2016, 11:06 by E. Terry Engelberg, James Skinner
In the last few years there has been a significant increase in the number and scope of social science research into doping in sport. However, despite this apparent progress, the field remains a disparate body of work and lacks both direction and leadership. Whilst sport management is a discipline that is well suited to provide such leadership, scholarly research into this controversial topic has not been published widely in sport management journals. This special issue redresses this gap by bringing together a range of scholarly articles that represent a variety of perspectives by authors from North America, Europe and Australia. The issues and challenges covered are varied, but each paper brings a common theme: the implications for the management of doping in sport. The six papers in this Special Issue of Sport Management Review are a significant addition to the slowly growing body of sport management scholarly work on doping in sport. It is hoped that future research will be prompted with this Special Issue and the discipline of sport management will recognize and respond to the challenges presented by doping.

History

School

  • Loughborough University London

Published in

Sport Management Review

Volume

19

Issue

1

Pages

1 - 5

Citation

ENGELBERG, T. and SKINNER, J., 2016. Doping in sport: Whose problem is it?. Sport Management Review, 19(1), pp. 1-5.

Publisher

© Published by Elsevier Ltd on behalf of Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2016

Notes

This paper was published in the journal Sport Management Review and the definitive published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2015.12.001.

ISSN

1441-3523

Language

en

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