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  • Olympic Ethics and Philosophyby Mike McNamee; Jim Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book contains an international collection of essays by leading philosophers of sport on the ethics and philosophy of the Olympic Games. The essays consider a range of topics including critical reflections on nationalism and internationalism within the Olympic movement, sexism in Olympic marketing and sponsorship, the preservation and corruption... more...

  • Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sportby Mike McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    This investigation into the rationale and validity of prevailing research methodologies used in sport, exercise and health science calls on researchers to reflect critically on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry in these disciplines. more...

  • Sports, Virtues and Vicesby Mike McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    Sports have long played an important role in society. By exploring the evolving link between sporting behaviour and the prevailing ethics of the time this comprehensive and wide-ranging study illuminates our understanding of the wider social significance of sport.      The primary aim of Sports, Virtues and Vices is to situate ethics at the... more...

  • Sport, Medicine, Ethicsby Mike McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The ethics of sports medicine is an important emerging area within biomedical ethics. The professionalization of medical support services in sport and continuing debates around issues such as performance-enhancing technologies or the health and welfare of athletes mean that all practitioners in sport, as well as researchers with an interest in sports... more...

  • Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sportsby Mike J. McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    This book is a collection of papers examining philosophical perspectives of adventure sports and related concepts of risk, danger, death, elation, authenticity and wilderness, written by well-known academics with personal experience of these fascinating sports. more...

  • Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sportby Mike McNamee; Verner Møller

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and doping practices from a range of multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Ethics, Disability and Sportsby Ejgil Jespersen; Mike J. McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume addresses a range of philosophical and ethical issues in adapted physical activity and disability sports participation more broadly. It is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars whose backgrounds embrace different traditions of philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical activity. The principal aim of the symposium was... more...

  • Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciencesby Mike J. McNamee; Stephen Olivier; Paul Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    Tackles the question of research design in health and exercise, placing ethics at the centre of the research project. Presenting theoretical analysis and discussing key practical concerns, the book also offers guidance in the preparation of proposals to institutional review boards. more...

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