The Spy Who Doped Me

Spoken Word (science, talk)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
  • 13:30
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
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The margin between success and failure in elite sport can be miniscule. The investment into sporting success can be millions of pounds for a handful of medals. While some athletes and coaches look to marginal gains for success, others adopt a more straightforward approach: doping. There have been many attempts to avoid a positive test in doping control; what method would you adopt? Come along and join in the debate with Dr Derek Ball (The University of Aberdeen) on success and failure at doping in sport.

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