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Spitting soup : inside the dirty game of doping in sports / Mark Johnson.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781937715274 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1937715272 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Description: 408 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : VeloPress, [2016]

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Saugus.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
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Content descriptions

General Note: "Distributed in the United States and Canada by Ingram Publisher Services."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-399) and index.
Contents Note: The origins of doping -- Pierre de Coubertin and the fair-play myth -- The fall of Coubertin's ideal -- The hot Roman day when doping became bad -- Doping becomes a crime -- The birth of the World Anti-Doping Agency -- Doping and the Cold War -- Anabolic steroids : sports as Sputnik -- The Reds are winning -- Spinning Olympic gold : L.A. 1984 -- The sports act delivers : gold in '84 -- Dr. Ferrari was right -- Fear makes good copy -- The War on Drugs -- Amphetamines for all -- Supplements : government-approved dope -- Charlie Francis : take it to make it -- DSHEA, steroids, and baseball's salvation -- If it's inherited, is it cheating? -- Moral drift and the American way -- The spirit of sport.
Subject: Doping in sports.

Citation:

Johnson, Mark, 1945-, "Spitting soup : inside the dirty game of doping in sports," Boulder, Colorado : VeloPress, [2016] ©2016

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