In force Publication date 13 May 19

Using the influence of coaches, parents, and peers on adolescent elite athletes’ doping cognitions to enhance doping prevention effectiveness

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Project/Report Title: Using the influence of coaches, parents, and peers on adolescent elite athletes’ doping cognitions to enhance doping prevention effectiveness

Researcher(s)/author(s): Dr. Tirza van Noorden

Institution(s): Radboud University (Netherlands)

Language: English

Year of funding/approval: 2019

Study 1 will be a qualitative investigation of the thoughts and experiences of the adolescent athletes’ social entourage regarding doping through focus groups with coaches, parents and peers.

Study 2 will be a quantitative investigation in which we will test experimentally whether the influence the social entourage strengthens the effectiveness of anti-doping training targeting athletes’ doping cognitions, such as doping attitudes, subjective norms, self-efficacy, moral disengagement, and doping intentions and use.

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