Sport History and Ethics Paper
The ability to identify major issues relating to ethical issues in sport, along with the ability to identify the governing bodies in world sports are key skills that will allow the student to fully appreciate the subject matter material as the course proceeds forward.
For this unit of the class, you are to write a report answering the following question:
Based on the history of sports and the concepts of ethics, fair play and responsible community citizenry, should athletes in any professional sports be permitted to utilize steroids or other artificial or synthetic performance enhancers ñ and why?î
You must include cited research from at least 3 sources, at least one of which must be a scholarly journal. To find relevant scholarly journal articles for your paper, go to Lynn Library and search for scholarly/peer reviewed articles concerning your topic.
You may use your notes, textbook, handouts, library resources and Internet research. Where required or appropriate, you must cite to your sources in APA formatting. For information on proper citation style, see a Lynn Library reference specialist or Lynn Library Citation Help
You will be graded on your consideration of the specific above-mentioned elements and ability to properly and clearly express these elements, proper utilization and citation of sources, including scholarly journals and language usage. The report must be no shorter than 750 words and is to be submitted in typed, double-spaced form. A report that does not follow this form (including the citation and scholarly journal requirements) will be deducted one point. This project is worth 15% of your overall grade.
Your report is to be submitted to the professor ONLY through the Assignment link on the Canvas no later than the date due. The professor will not accept papers by e-mail. Late papers will not be accepted without deduction without the prior consent of the professor. Extensions may be granted on an individual basis and will only be granted for particularly sensitive cases. Late papers will be deducted 10% per calendar day submitted past the due date for up to 4 days. The work that you turn in must be only your own. Academic dishonesty in any manner will not be tolerated by any student at any time. Noncompliance, which shall be determined at the sole discretion of the professor, shall result in the student receiving a score of zero points for the project and may result in the professor contacting University disciplinary officials.
The content area identified in the rubric will be graded based on your ability to identify governance structure surrounding sport, and how you identify the basic concepts of ethics and fair play.
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