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Genetically Modified Athletes

Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport (Ethics & Sport)

by Andy Miah

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7490538M
ISBN 100415298806
ISBN 109780415298803

  WHAT ELITE ATHLETES EAT Volume II Chapter 10 “Genetic Engineering the Threat to the Athlete”. Posted in Genetic Engineered Corn, GMO Food, GMO Soy, Protect Yourself from GMO, Seeds of Deception Book | Tagged Genetic Modified Organism, GMO Beer, GMO Chocolate, GMO Food, GMO Food Recalls, GMO Honey, GMO Yellow Squash, GMO Zucchini. Genetically modified organism - Genetically modified organism - GMOs in medicine and research: GMOs have emerged as one of the mainstays of biomedical research since the s. For example, GM animal models of human genetic diseases enabled researchers to test novel therapies and to explore the roles of candidate risk factors and modifiers of disease outcome.

As athletes get ready to smash Olympic records in London, scientists are in a high-stakes race of their own to develop a test that will unmask anyone altering their genes in a desperate quest for. Genetically Modified Athletes: Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport: Andy Miah, Thomas H. Murray: Books - 5/5(2).

  The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, which has been signed by more than nations and took effect in Sept., , requires detailed information on whether and how imported seeds, plants, animals, other organisms, and the like are genetically modified and permits a nation to bar those imports, but a World Trade Organization decision. Book review GENETICALLY MODIFIED ATHLETES: BIOMEDICAL ETHICS, GENE DOPING AND SPORT Editor: Andy Miah Bibliographic Data: ISBN: (pbk)/ (hbk), Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Lt, (July), pages, £/ £, paperback/hardcover Subjects: Bioethics, genetic modification, sports science.


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Genetically Modified Athletes by Andy Miah Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic by: While no-one can be sure if genetically modified Olympians are swimming in pools or running on tracks right now, the lure of winning gold may make athletes more willing than most to take a dangerous genetic leap into the unknown.

In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic modification.5/5(3).

Genetically modified athletes: Forget drugs. There are even suggestions some Chinese athletes' genes are altered to make them stronger. By John Naish. Published: EDT, 31 July | Updated.

Dr Andy Miah is author of 'Genetically Modified Athletes: Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport', published by Routledge. To order a copy call the Observer Books Service on Author: Guardian Staff. Genetically Modified Athletes is a book of great importance to both athletics and the greater society.

In not Genetically Modified Athletes book a firm moral or political position, Miah forces the reader to come to grips with a rapidly changing world in which the line between science and science fiction is blurred”. In Genetically Modified Athletes book provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport.

The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic by: 'Genetically Modified Athletes will play a vital role in future debates regarding both the ethics of genetic manipulation and, more generally, of doping and performance enhancement.

The book should be read and considered carefully by scholars in sports studies, bioethicists, sport-policy makes, coaches, administrators, journalists and.

In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport.

The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking wheth.

My major publications are ‘The Medicalization of Cyberspace (with Emma Rich, Routledge ) and ‘Genetically Modified Athletes’ (Routledge, ) and Human Futures: Art in an Age of Uncertainty (, Liverpool University Press).

Is the genetically-modified athlete on the way. A To become an Olympic champion, athletes have always needed dedication and perseverance, as well as natural ability. In the past, athletes would spend hours training in the gym and would make sure they ate all the right foods.

However, neither they, nor anybody else, felt the need to analyse. (shelved 2 times as genetically-enhanced-humans) avg rating — 14, ratings — published Next: the genetically modified athlete lastly, extraction and re-implantation of modified cells. Direct injection is the least satisfactory of the three and can only be used on muscle fibres Author: Guardian Staff.

Athletes in this year’s Winter Olympics have been genetically engineered to perform. This is not only legal, it is natural. Genetically modified athletes jump higher, run faster, ski better, shoot straighter and heal faster from their injuries than their predecessors.

In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport. The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic : $   In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport.

The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic : Taylor And Francis.

Get this from a library. Genetically modified athletes: biomedical ethics, gene doping & sport. [Andy Miah] -- "The book brings together sport studies and bioethics to challenge our understanding of the values that define sport. Without asserting that 'anything goes' in sports performance enhancement, it.

ASSESMENT: This extremely interesting book is a must for everyone who takes the ethics in sports seriously. In other words, it is compulsory reading for anyone interested in the future of the athletes and the sports in the forthcoming ‘era’ of genetically engineered sports person.

Advances in genetics have begun to deliver on their promise of new and improved approaches to the prevention and treatment of human disease, including the gene-based therapeutics. The international sports community has begun to recognize the potential harmful use of gene transfer technology by athletes.

The task of monitoring and controlling sports doping must be a truly cooperative effort. Book Description. In a provocative analysis of sport ethics and human values, Genetically Modified Athletes imagines the brave new world of sport.

The internationally acclaimed book examines this issue at a crucial time in its theorisation, questioning the very cornerstone of sporting and medical ethics, asking whether sporting authorities can, or even should, protect sport from genetic. "Genetically Modified Athletes can be highly recommended to readers interested in doping, anti-doping policies and sport, but first and foremost bioethics" Dr Inge Kryger Pedersen, Scandinavian J of Medicine and Science in Sports.

Genetically Modified Athletes is a book of great importance to both athletics and the greater society. As athletes get ready to smash Olympic records in London, scientists are in a high-stakes race of their own to develop a test that will unmask anyone altering their genes in a desperate quest for.

Schneider AJ, Friedmann T. Gene doping in sports: the science and ethics of genetically modified athletes. Adv Genet ; 4. Filipp F. Is science killing sport? Gene therapy and its possible abuse in doping. EMBO Rep ; [PMC free article] 5.

World Anti-doping Agency. Cited by: 1.