What Ethical Issues are Related to Improving Performance?

What Ethical Issues are Related to Improving Performance?2016-11-26T17:56:06+10:00

The critical question: What ethical issues are related to improving performance? focuses on the use of drugs and technology in sport. While you are required to have a general understanding of the drugs and technology, it is very important to remember that the critical question is What ethical issues are related to improving performance?, which means the focus should always be on ETHICS. The two (2) dot points are:

It is worth noting at this point that there is a teacher note for the use of drugs in sport. Please take the time as you study What ethical issues are related to improving performance? to go through the articles looking at this teacher note (Performance effects and harms associated with drug useFair play vs cheatingPersonal success or big business).

The content for use of drugs covers the dangers of drug use, a general understanding of how the more popular drugs work, and the role of testing. With this information you will be required to justify why drugs are unethical, and argue the role of drug testing.

For the use of technology you need to know about training innovations and equipment advances. Here you need to describe how technology improves performance and argue the ethical considerations around technology.