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Gene Doping – The Future of Doping?

Teaching Unit – Gene Doping in Competitive Sports

Swen Körner, Stefanie Schardien, Birte Steven-Vitense, Steffen Albach and Edgar Dorn

Gene doping is regarded as the form of performance enhancement in elite sports with the greatest potential which also raises issues for all of society that transcend competitive sport. This book brings together detailed concepts for lessons dealing with the scientific, legal, ethical, and social aspects of gene doping. The lessons have been applied in class and extensively annotated for classroom use. Upper secondary level students may choose out of various options which will refine and expand their subject expertise as well as their methodology, decision-making and responsibility in accordance with their subject focus, interdisciplinary approach, and curricular objectives.

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Captions and sources Page(s) 1. “Parties to the doping scandal”; Source: the authors 45 2. “Genetically modified mouse I” Source: Lee (2007); PloS One. 29:2(8):e789 54 3. “Genetically modified mouse II” Source: Lee (2007); PloS One. 29:2(8):e789 54 4. “Options for gene transfers with somatic gene therapy” Source: Beiter & Velders (2012) DZS. Jg. 63, Nr. 5. p. 123 55, 62 5. “Exon-Intron structure of genomic DNA (gDNA) and transgenic DNA (tDNA)” Source: Beitner et al. 2008, Exerc Immunol Rev. 2008; 14:73–85 60, 92 6. “Cartoon 1” Source: Golombek; 2013 63 7. “Cartoon 2” Source: Golombek; 2013 64 8. “Conventional doping and gene doping compared” Source: the authors 65 9. “Gene doping definition” http://www.nada-bonn.de/service-infos/; Source: the authors 66 All rights to the illustrations are reserved by the authors

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