Brazilian Anti-Doping System: The Efficiency of the Decentralized Method for Substance Control

Brazilian Anti-Doping System: The Efficiency of the Decentralized Method for Substance Control
How is doping controlled? What will be approached in this article is precisely one of the many systems of prevention and punishment methods to doping. Then, the goal is to illustrate the Brazilian anti-doping method, especially after the creation of the Brazilian Antidoping Forum (picture).

Introduction

Doping in modern sport is a severe violation of equality among athletes. The creation of competitive advantages can be attributed at first sight to the post-modern necessity for instantaneous solutions, as described by Maria Rita Kehl.[3] This need feeds the chase for miraculous results rather than an arduous path of self-enhancement.

According to Marco Aurélio Klein, at the time Secretary of the Brazilian Authority in Doping Control (ABCD, in Portuguese), “doping is a matter of ethics, it is a sports fraud”.[4] As such, doping control is mainly about sports equalization as a path to fair play.

Moreover, systematic substance abuse aiming for...

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