Doping in Sport

Duration: 1:14:08 | 25 April 2016
Prof David Mottram

On Tuesday 26 April 2016 SCI’s Public Evening Lecture entered the world of sport, examining the facts and fiction of doping and anti-doping. The lecture was delivered by Prof David Mottram, education advisor for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). In his presentation, he reviewed some of the key events in the evolution of doping and anti-doping that have influenced our present approach to the problem.

About the speaker
Prof David Mottram, served on the pharmacy planning committee for the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games and was a member of the Medical Services Group for the London Organising Committee (LOCOG) in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Currently, he is an education advisor for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). He has designed and developed online education programmes directed at healthcare professionals for UKAD, the International Olympic Committee, and the WADA. His current specialist area for research and teaching is centred on the use and misuse of drugs in sport and he is collaborating with colleagues at Qatar University to develop and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes on drugs in sport. His book Drugs in Sport was first published in 1988 and is now in its sixth edition.

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