Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH2
What if Lance Armstrong had the right idea?
Every four years we marvel at the feats of human endeavour at the Olympic Games, but imagine a world where doping was allowed. How fast, higher and stronger could human performance attain? This talk explores what the limits of human performance could be with the aid of a range of doping agents, whether we would want to see what a human could achieve, and the ethical implications that such an approach could raise.
Dr Derek Ball, Associate Professor in Applied and Integrative Physiology, Heriot-Watt University
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