Doping in Sport: Do Parents Matter?

@article{Erickson2017DopingIS,
  title={Doping in Sport: Do Parents Matter?},
  author={Kelsey Erickson and Susan H. Backhouse and David Carless},
  journal={Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={6},
  pages={115–128}
}
Athletes exist and function in an environment of complex relationships; however, little is known about the influence of specific relationships for athletes’ attitudes, experiences and behaviors toward doping in sport. Among adolescent and young adult athlete populations, parents and coaches have been highlighted as particularly influential, but when and how they influence athletes in this context is unknown. Therefore, this study used a qualitative methodology to explore the role of significant… 

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