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    • Simon on Luck and Desert in Sport: A Review and Some Comments 

      Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-30)
      During the 1000-meter short track speed skating event of the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games, a series of extraordinary situations arose.1 The Australian skater Steven Bradbury won what is perhaps the most unexpected ...
    • The ‘spirit of sport’, WADAs code review, and the search for an overlapping consensus 

      Loland, Sigmund; McNamee, Michael John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In this paper, we argue for the recognition that anti-doping is in itselffirst andforemost an ethical position. The current World Anti-doping Code formula-tion of‘the spirit of sport’is an acknowledgement of this point ...
    • Sport and popular movements : towards a philosophy of moving people 

      Eichberg, Henning; Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-08)
      The article discusses sports movement in Nordic sports and examines how the characteristics of these sports within the different dimensions of sports movement are connected. Movement is said to have three human dimensions, ...
    • Sport, Performance-enhancing Drugs, and the Art of Self-imposed Constraints 

      Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Should the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PED) be banned in sport? A proper response to this question depends upon ideas of the meaning and value of sport. To a certain extent, sport is associated with ideal values ...
    • Sport: a scientific experiment? 

      Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Science plays an increasingly important role in sport. Innovative high-tech equipment and research-based exercise regimes are vivid examples. In more subtle forms, scientific ways of thinking impact how sport is understood ...
    • Talking doping: a frame analysis of communication about doping among talented, young, Norwegian road cyclists 

      Sandvik, Morten Renslo; Strandbu, Åse; Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-08)
      In everyday communication, participants can critically explore their understanding of morally complex phenomena. There has been little effort within the social sciences to provide insight into whether and how athletes ...
    • The exercise pill: should we replace exercise with pharmaceutical means? 

      Loland, Sigmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      New physiological and pharmacological research points to the possibility of a pill that produces the complete physiological effects of exercise. Is replacement of exercise with a pill a good idea? And if so, under what ...