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Ores ways to ensure that “the spirit of sport” can survive in today’s high tech highly professional worldDrawing on controversies straight out of the headlines Pielke looks at doping match fixing fake amateurism and other way Kind of a slog to get through but some interesting thoughts around solutions to some of these problems in modern sports Definitely some meat to chew on in regards to ultimate's spirit of the game

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The EdgeS of breaking the rules But are those rules and the values they reflect hopelessly outdatedWonderfully readable and scrupulously researched THE EDGE blends science and journalism to produce an unforgettable account of sport in cris Interesting look at the many gray areas in sports and the different scandals of the last century The author liked to offer solutions and ideas in each area and while I didn't agree with him in a lot of them especially in the gender areas where he seemed to be trying to be politically correct than fair to sports it was a good read A little dry

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PDF Ä BOOK The Edge à EYLTRANSFERSERVICES ç [Download] ✤ The Edge By Roger Pielke – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edgeBoth entertaining and thought provoking THE EDGE not only visits the battlefields in the war against cheatin Roger Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edgeBoth entertaining and thought provoking THE EDGE not only visits the battlefields in the war against cheating and corruption but also expl The Edge considers the conflict between the 'performance edge' and the 'ethical edge' in sport Pielke provides an exhaustive historical perspective of what sport means eg what are the historical values attributed to sport the so called spirit of sport what are the current values certainly in flux and with many different perspectives how do the values and the rules applied to sport work in the twenty first century He provides case studies of athletes athletic associations nations trying to gain a competitive edge through performance enhancing mechanics and methods Pielke goes further though in setting up possible dialogues that could be used to understand what sport means today how we might move toward although not believing we'll get 100% there clean sport and how the joy of sport can be preserved in this area of distrust of the systems the athletes the oversight organizations etc He sets out what sports governance could be and what it currently isn'tI found the book very readable and thought provoking He touches upon familiar scandals while also introducing age old ways that are used to gain advantage uestioning how new mechanics shoes prosthetics or methods fit within the scheme of sport the use of science to determine whether someone is using performance enhancing mechanics or methods controversial sex testing etc I highly recommend it to students of sport athletes universities spectators