In Pursuit of Excellence

In Pursuit of Excellence

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Competitive sport is today about winning and training to win. Many athletes are professionals, with careers managed by teams of specialist staff working towards the ultimate goal of world-class, medal-winning performances. This entry-level text offers new students a comprehensive introduction to the phenomenon of the pursuit of excellence in sport, covering the key issues and talking points including: the history and tradition of sporting excellence comparisons of elite high-performance sport programmes in Australia, the USA, East Germany and France the historical, social, political and economic impacts of sporting excellence in the UK current issues and debates, including drugs in sport the future for high-performance sport. With a clear framework for understanding and exploring key issues, questions for discussion, websites and suggestions for further reading, In Pursuit of Excellence is an ideal introduction for AS, A Level and undergradute students.sprinter, he still felt the need to use anabolic steroids, failed a drugs test following his victory at the games of 1988, was stripped ... This might suggest that drug abuse is a major problem in elite sprinting. ... In 2003, the discovery of tests to identify the drug Tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) showed that there are still those who areanbsp;...

Title:In Pursuit of Excellence
Author: Michael Hill
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-06-11

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