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Doping in elite sports in Germany: results of a www survey
Abstract It is still unknown how many top-level athletes use banned drugs or practices. In a www survey, we used the randomized response technique to shed light on this issue. With the question “HaveExpand
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The frequency of doping in elite sport: Results of a replication study
The difficulty of measuring the prevalence of doping in elite sport is a recurring topic in the scientific literature on doping. The Randomized Response Technique is a method for asking suchExpand
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Repeated testing for the assessment of individual response to exercise training.
Observed response to regular exercise training differs widely between individuals even in tightly controlled research settings. However, the respective contributions of random error and trueExpand
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Evaluation of the Elite Schools of Sport
The German Olympic sport federation considers elite sport schools (ESS) to be beneficial for talented young athletes by offering school education and optimal training conditions, enabling pupils toExpand
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Precision exercise medicine: understanding exercise response variability
There is evidence from human twin and family studies as well as mouse and rat selection experiments that there are considerable interindividual differences in the response of cardiorespiratoryExpand
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School Sports Accidents: Analysis of Causes, Modes, and Frequencies
About 5% of all school children are seriously injured during physical education every year. Because of its influence on children's attitude toward sports and the economic aspects, an evaluation ofExpand
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“The science of doping” revisited: Fallacies of the current anti-doping regime
Abstract Biomedical doping tests specifically, as well as doping test practises as a whole, have severe shortcomings which are based upon the fact that test procedures are in principle imperfect.Expand
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On the determinants of sporting success – A note on the Olympic Games
We analyzed whether, in democratic open societies, economic and demographic conditions allow sporting success at the aggregate level to be predicted. Theoretical considerations led to the hypothesisExpand
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[Sports injuries, sports damages and diseases of world class athletes practicing modern pentathlon].
108 world class athletes (54 males, 54 females) practicing modern pentathlon had been interviewed about their individual training and competition efforts as well as their sports related injuries,Expand
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