Knowledge, attitudes and temptation to use doping in sport: an examination in a sample of Norwegian junior elite athletes
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In modern times, the history of doping in sports has shown to be a great problem among competitive elite athletes. As many may be aware of, doping in sports is illegal, threatening to the athletes health and a violation of the sport`s reputation. The health consequences of using prohibited substances are many and can cause harmful effects to those who chose to dope. Doping use is not only limited to athletes on an elite level, they are also used by adolescent athletes in competitive sports at various levels, as well as it have seen to be common among other levels of sport and exercise. Even in pre-adolescent athletes, doping has shown to exist, and that it tend to increase with age.
Masteroppgave - Norges idrettshøgskole, 2014