HIV/AIDS in Sport: Impact, Issues, and Challenges

Creator(s): Gopal Sankaran, Karin Volkwein, Dale Bonsall

Date: Format: PDF Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 0880117494
Pages: OCR: High quality: ISBN13:
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Now you’ll be able to type by way of the various complicated points concerning HIV, AIDS, and sport with this definitive, multidisciplinary guide. You may be taught the medical information about HIV and AIDS and uncover the vital function you play in prevention and management of HIV. HIV/AIDS in Sport debunks widespread myths and allows you to set up standardized pointers that take medical, moral, and authorized considerations into consideration.

With HIV/AIDS in Sport, you’ll be taught:

-Epidemiological, immunological, and medical elements of HIV/AIDS

-The right way to cope with social, psychological, and authorized points concerning HIV/AIDS

-The right way to set up applicable pointers for testing

-The place to search out assets together with nationwide and state organizations, hotlines, and web sites
Additionally, you will be taught the private tales of high-profile athletes who’ve been with HIV, together with Earvin Magic Johnson, Arthur Ashe, and Greg Louganis. This sectionalong with a private account of a bunch of non-professional athletes who’re residing with HIV/AIDSoffers an evocative portrait of the emotional, social, and psychological dimensions of the illness from the angle of each sports activities professionals and novice athletes.

The guide additionally explores a variety of points, together with whether or not HIV-positive athletes ought to take part in sports activities, moral choice making and coverage implementation, the results of HIV and train on the immune system, and authorized points. The guide’s useful resource part consists of nationwide group contacts, state hotlines, and web sites.

Drawing from the information of consultants in numerous disciplines together with well being, sports activities medication, regulation, sociology, philosophy, and psychology, this concise guide solutions all of your questions surrounding the complicated relationship between sport and HIV/AIDS.

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