Using response-time latencies to measure athletes’ doping attitudes: the brief implicit attitude test identifies substance abuse in bodybuilders

@inproceedings{Brand2014UsingRL,
  title={Using response-time latencies to measure athletes’ doping attitudes: the brief implicit attitude test identifies substance abuse in bodybuilders},
  author={Ralf Brand and Wanja Wolff and Detlef Thieme},
  booktitle={Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Knowing and, if necessary, altering competitive athletes' real attitudes towards the use of banned performance-enhancing substances is an important goal of worldwide doping prevention efforts. However athletes will not always be willing to reporting their real opinions. Reaction time-based attitude tests help conceal the ultimate goal of measurement from the participant and impede strategic answering. This study investigated how well a reaction time-based attitude test discriminated… CONTINUE READING
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