oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Doping and clinical practice: Ethical perspectives
|Article Title||Doping and clinical practice: Ethical perspectives|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jun 1988|
|Pages||27 - 28|
|Keyword(s)||Anabolic steroids, Artificial performance enhancing, Contraindications, Counselling, Detect forbidden substances, Fair competitions, Health of athletes, Knowledge of drug intake, Officially prescribed banned substances, Paternalistic platitudes, Penalties, Sporting authorities and Sports ethics|
The use of performance enhancing agents has been present in Olympic sport since the Greek Games, and throughout the modern Olympics.' The term ï¿½Dopingï¿½ has been borrowed from the horse racing fraternity. The word derives from Dop, a stimulant used by the Kafirs in Southeast Africa.
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