Research Article
Comparison of the Opinions of Bodybuilding Sportsmen Regarding the Use of Doping and Values Education of Sportsmen in Turkey

Mehtap Yildiz, Ozer Yildiz

APA 6th edition
Yildiz, M., & Yildiz, O. (2019). Comparison of the Opinions of Bodybuilding Sportsmen Regarding the Use of Doping and Values Education of Sportsmen in Turkey. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(2), 527-534. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.527

Yildiz M., and Yildiz O. 2019 'Comparison of the Opinions of Bodybuilding Sportsmen Regarding the Use of Doping and Values Education of Sportsmen in Turkey', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 527-534. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Yildiz, Mehtap and Yildiz, Ozer . "Comparison of the Opinions of Bodybuilding Sportsmen Regarding the Use of Doping and Values Education of Sportsmen in Turkey". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 2(2019): 527-534. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.527


The purpose of this research is to examine the opinions of bodybuilding sportsmen regarding the use of doping by comparing them with the sportsmen values dimension. The research was carried out with qualitative research pattern, and interview method was used. The study group was consisted of 2 women, 10 men in total of 12 national sportsmen in bodybuilding branch from Turkey. The data were obtained through face to face interviews with bodybuilding sportsmen using the interview form. Then, the data were analyzed through content analysis method. As a result, it was determined that success without doping is difficult in bodybuilding sport, and almost all of the sportsmen use doping in this sports branch, yet doping causes health problems and unfair competition.

Keywords: Bodybuilding, sportsmen, doping, sportsmen values


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