What ethical issues are related to improving performance?

What Ethical Issues Are Related To Improving Performance?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Justify the reasons drugs are considered to be unethical and carry a range of risks for the athlete
  • Argue issues related to drug testing such as:
    • At what level of competition should drug testing be introduced?
    • Which drugs should be tested for?
    • What are the pros and cons of drug testing?
    • What should be the consequences of drug use?
  • Describe how technology has been used to improve performance
  • Argue ethical issues related to technology use in sport such as:
    • Has technology gone too far?
    • Has access to technology created unfair competition?

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.