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ERIC Number: EJ1086305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Implications of Drug Testing Cheerleaders
Trachsler, Tracy A.; Birren, Genevieve
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v87 n1 p21-24 2016
With the untimely death of a University of Louisville cheerleader due to an accidental drug overdose in the summer of 2014, the athletic department representatives took steps to prevent future incidents by adding cheerleaders to the randomized drug testing protocols conducted at the university for the student-athletes involved in National Collegiate Athletic Association sponsored sports. The question remains, if cheerleaders are increasingly subjected to the requirements imposed on student-athletes, will they also be afforded similar benefits?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kentucky
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