Anti-Doping Values in Coach Education

Scientific Report Available
10/02/2020 13:46

The report for the feasibility of an app based anti-doping intervention for coaches is now published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Based on the assumption that coaches are influential in whether athletes dope, members of the Erasmus+ funded ADVICE project tested the feasibility of an anti-doping intervention, delivered via a mobile application.

 

A two-arm randomised controlled trial, with 85 coaches from 29 countries working with amateur athletes aged between 14 and 18 years, was conducted. The app revealed to be a feasible method for delivering and increasing grassroots coaches’ knowledge of banned substances and the potential side effects of doping.

 

The full article can be found here

 

To learn more about the ADVICE project, please visit the website www.coachadvice.org