In force Publication date 08 Sep 21

Chronic disease, injury, medication use, doping attitudes and the doping implications in South African Masters Athletes

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Project/Report Title: Chronic disease, injury, medication use, doping attitudes and the doping implications in South African Masters Athletes

Researcher(s)/author(s): Dr. Kim Nolte

Institution(s): University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Language: English

Year of funding/approval: 2021

Research Objectives:

  • Determine the prevalence of chronic disease in South African masters swimmers.
  • Determine the prevalence of injuries in South African masters swimmers.
  • Determine the prevalence of medication usage in South African masters swimmers.
  • Determine the perceptions of South African masters swimmers pertaining to doping.
  • Determine if South African masters swimmers may be doping according to their medication usage.
  • Determine the prevalence of TUEs in South African masters swimmers.
  • Compare male and female masters swimmers regarding prevalence of chronic disease, injuries and medication usage.
  • Compare South African Masters swimmers with Masters athletes from other countries. with regards to chronic disease, injuries and medication usage

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