Coaching: Drugs in Sport
- 3 Credits
Examine the issues and facts that surround the usages of performance-enhancing supplements typically encountered by the coach in our athletically competitive world. The National Standards for Sport Coaches (NSSC) as part of the NASPE national standards calls for coaches to be knowledgeable in the area of performance-enhancing substances. Gain an understanding of the current athletic environment regarding availability, usage, and misuse of performance enhancing supplements. Engage in practical activities such as coaches interviews, readings, personal reflection, observations, and guided evaluation with current student-athletes or coaches.