May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HED 205 - Drugs and Sport

Survey of the potential hazards of recreational, ergogenic, and restorative drugs commonly used by athletes. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of the wellness model as it relates to substance use & abuse.
  • Describe the historical background of drug use and motives in the collegiate and professional sports arenas.
  • Identify the key elements of addiction from the disease model perspective.
  • Identify the necessary criteria to determine substances that are banned by the NCAA utilizing the Resource Exchange Center (REC).
  • Describe the NCAA banned substances protocol with regard to substance use and abuse.
  • Describe the CWU Athletic Department substance use and personal conduct policy.
  • Describe the negative implications that anabolic steroids have on the human body and sport eligibility at the collegiate and professional levels.
  • Demonstrate the importance and benefit of engaging in alternative activities other than drugs as a means to generate natural highs.
  • Identify drug prevention and treatment strategies related to drugs and sports.

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