The Fifth Estate The Pain Game: Drugs, Doctors and Pro Sports Classroom Favourites

The Fifth Estate The Pain Game: Drugs, Doctors and Pro Sports Classroom Favourites

It's no secret that professional sports is big business, but as this investigation by The Fifth Estate reveals, the pressures put on some team doctors to nurse high-priced star players back to health is leading to the over-prescription of drugs and ultimately harming the athletes.

  • 2015
  • 00:41:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2015
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Doping in sports [LCSH] Athletes -- Drug use [LCSH] Sports -- Corrupt practices [LCSH] Sports medicine [LCSH] Physical education and training [LCSH] Sports [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH] Medical ethics [LCSH] Ethics [LCSH]
Team
Bob McKeown (Journalist), Scott Anderson (Director), Andrew Culbert (Producer), Brigitte Ayotte-Thompson (Production Coordinator), Julian Sher (Producer), Jim Williamson (Producer)
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