Dan Brock Positional / competitive enhancements Relative enhancement or intrinsic
Many enhancements Ritalin ‘Enhancement v treatment’ v ‘enhancement v achievement’ surgeon using drug to steady hand – enhancement? But a good thing! Special diet? – training, tf natural - distiction – conventiona
natural means, effort, etc - basis for merit
but use other things – natural talent natural – not what we can take credit for
natural – brings out potential enhancement – changes potential
but flawed! No such thing as a fixed potential
Rules for technology - icu – rules on bikes
press on doping often biased – in what way? - media over simplify - sometimes good that not public
record number of positive cases in Athens - more than history of Games
Misuse of medicine
They are fighting ‘mafia’ of sport – illegal market of drugs - ME: what is incentive pf pharma to work with WADA?
Protect ‘ future health’ of athletes - ME: mmm, future health, what does it mean to protect this? – if gene profiling shows I will die at 30, then?
More public exposure than ever before
Anti-doping comes from the Athletes, who do not want to jeopardise future - athletes want to be natural
standardised v personalised technology
Power patches used by athletes – lifewave technology Acupuncture?
Different kinds of technology
polevault - accessibility
Is there any incentive for Pharma to work with WADA?
If all enhanced, sport no more interesting - al athletes running 100m at 8seconds, no more interesting than 9secs
not all risks are acceptable, if come with harms that
Olivier: we are in a ‘risk reduction’ society. - ME: mmm, not that sure! Risk calculating perhaps.
Next generation of EPO - company who develop panicked, since worried about its use in sport
genetic technology as therapy and enhancement, then is it ok?