Health psychology and drugs in sport

  title={Health psychology and drugs in sport},
  author={F. Quirk},
  journal={Sport in Society},
  pages={375 - 393}
  • F. Quirk
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Sport in Society
Health psychology, as a discipline in the social sciences, has the potential to make significant contributions to our understanding of the issue of performance enhancement in sport. This includes providing additional methods for deriving epidemiological and prevalence data, exploration of motives, decision-making and contributing contextual factors and the application of models of behaviour and methodologies that are aligned with health psychology. The application of theory is a major component… Expand


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