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dc.contributor.author Bernes, Kerry
dc.contributor.author Bardick, A. D.
dc.contributor.author Nixon, G.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-01T20:12:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-01T20:12:14Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Bardick, A. D., Bernes, K. B., & Nixon, G. (2008). "Being the Best," One Man's Experience with Steroids: An Interview with Josh. Journal of Excellence, 12, 57-70. http://www.zoneofexcellence.ca/Journal/Issue12/one_man_s_experience_with_steroids.pdf en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/1172
dc.description Permission to include this article granted by Journal of Excellence en
dc.description.abstract This article describes one man’s experience with weight lifting and steroid use. Men may engage in heavy weight lifting and steroid use in order to change their bodies, possibly developing behaviours associated with eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia. Previous research has examined the risks associated with steroid use and exercise abuse, however, very little research has used qualitative methodologies to investigate men’s actual lived experience with this phenomenon. The purpose of this article is to present the transcript of an interview with a man who is currently weight lifting and using steroids to gain an insiders perspective into his lived experience, and demonstrate how a qualitative methodology may add depth and richness to our understanding of this phenomenon. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Weight lifting en
dc.subject Anabolic steroids en
dc.subject Body image en
dc.title "Being the Best," One Man's Experience with Steroids: An Interview with Josh en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en

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