Doping in Sport: A Review of Elite Athletes’ Attitudes, Beliefs, and Knowledge

  title={Doping in Sport: A Review of Elite Athletes’ Attitudes, Beliefs, and Knowledge},
  author={J. Morente-S{\'a}nchez and M. Zabala},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  • J. Morente-Sánchez, M. Zabala
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Doping in sport is a well-known phenomenon that has been studied mainly from a biomedical point of view, even though psychosocial approaches are also key factors in the fight against doping. [...] Key Method For this purpose, we performed a literature search using combinations of the terms “doping”, “sport”, “elite athletes”, “attitudes”, “beliefs”, “knowledge”, “drugs”, and “performance-enhancing substances” (PES).Expand Abstract
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