Tegegne Tessena

Department of Sport Sciences, Wollo University, Ethiopia


  • Research Article   
    Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Doping Among Athletes of Amhara Region, Ethiopia: Cross-Sectional Study
    Author(s): Solomon Ahmed Mohammed*, Tegegne Tessena, Kassahun Hussen Endiro and Befikadu Wubishet

    Introduction: Doping is the use of prohibited substances or methods to unfairly improve athletes’ sporting performance. It’s one of the greatest threats to fair sports competition as it is cheating and is contrary to the spirit of sport. This study assessed the knowledge, attitude, and practice of doping among athletes of the Amhara region, Ethiopia. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from November to December 2020, and simple random sampling was used to select 155 participants who were on training. The attitude and practice of doping were assessed using the Performance Enhancement Attitude Scale and Doping Use Belief respectively. Descriptive and multiple logistic regression analyses were computed using the statistical package for social sciences version 20. Results: .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4303/jdar/236184

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