Anti-doping culture formation as a top-class sports problem

Anti-doping culture formation as a top-class sports problem


PhD, Professor T.M. Melikhova1
PhD, Associate Professor N.V. Makarova1
Postgraduate student A.V. Makarov1
1Ural State University of Physical Culture, Chelyabinsk

Objective of the present study was to define theoretical and methodological aspects of the formation of anti-doping culture in sports university students.
Methods and structure of the study. The study was conducted at the premises of the Ural State University and included a theoretical analysis of specialized and scientific-methodical literature on the research problem, as well as an analysis of the statistical documents, reports of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and other official sources.
Results and conclusions. The article is devoted to the concepts of "sports culture" and "Olympic culture"; an attempt was made to give the proper definition of "anti-doping culture". The authors referred to certain crisis phenomena in sports related to anti-doping rule violation and confirmed by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency statistics. They offered an academic course working program of anti-doping culture formation and anti-doping education of sports university students as future physical education and sports specialists.

Keywords: sports and Olympic culture, anti-doping culture, future physical education and sports specialists, program.


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