Guinea pigs, medals, ministers

Jean Paul Escandre

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Sport is an art, and this art today is made up of the terrible combination of politics, money and doping. In this essay, Jean-Paul Escande analyzes the eight years he spent at the head of the National Commission for the Fight against Doping. The results are overwhelming: the sportsman is a notorious guinea pig, sacrificed on the altar of the spectacle in keeping with the adage: always higher, always further, always stronger… A caustic book on human experimentation.
The author

Jean-Paul Escande is Professor of Medicine at Cochin Hospital. He says he is very concerned about the attachment of medicine and biology to the consumer society; and sees with an anguished eye the triumph of the Knock spirit...

190 pages | ISBN: 9782914388320