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Sports Ethics (SRM/PHIL 250): Search Strategy

SRM/PHIL 250 Sports Ethics

Keyword Search Terms

Ethical dilemmas happen everyday. These dilemmas are very present in sports. Athletes and coaches are caught between a desire to play fair, yet also to win. A conflict may exist between gamesmanship and ethics for many sports participants

Some examples of search terms: 
*ANTI-doping policy in sports
*SPORTS -- Moral & ethical aspects
*PERFORMANCE-enhancing drugs
*ATHLETES -- Drug use
*SPORTS medicine -- Law & legislation
*DRUG law & legislation in sports
*SPORTS -- Social aspects -- United States


Evaluating Sources

This 5-minute video demonstrates using the C.R.A.P.P. test to evaluate websites on the topic of performance enhancing drugs in sports (via Portland State University).

  • Current
  • Reliability or Relevance
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Perspective or Point of View

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