E-books: Track and Field Athletics

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Endurance Running: A Socio-Cultural Examination book cover

    Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative…

    eBook – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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