A COMPARISON OF BANNED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS USED BY MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETICS IN ATHLETICS AT OLYMPIC GAMES FROM 1976 TO 2012Journal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.3, No. 23)
Publication Date: 2016-05-04
Authors : Bhopinder Singh;
Page : 1980-1994
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Bhopinder Singh, Research Scholar, Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, New Delhi 110018 The Aim of present study is “A Comparison of Banned Substances Used by Male and Female Athletics at Olympic Games from 1976 to 2012”.To attain the objective of the research descriptive statistics is used. Banned Substances were identified under the guide line of world anti-doping agency. Olympic level athletes (male& female) were identified from different countries on the basis of their use of banned substances and methods in different events in Athletics. Present study signifies the Scenario of banned substances and methods used in the Olympic Games. It also represents the comparison of banned substances and methods used by male and female athletes in athletics at different Olympic Games as well as in different events of athletics. Finding of the study reveals that female athletics use (11.63%) more banned substances then male athletes in athletics at Olympics, it was quite surprising to note that female athletes use (17.126%) more of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) then male athletes in athletics at Olympic game.
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