The project focuses on women’s meaning making of doping and doping use, in a gym and fitness context. More precisely, the project aims to seek an understanding of women's doping trajectories, i.e. their paths to and from doping, and how the use is understood in relation to body, gender and health, among other things.
Project manager Ellen Sverkersson Supervisors Jesper Andreasson and Torun Elsrud, Linnaeus University; Thomas Johansson, University of Gothenburg Other participants Johan Öhman, Prodis Financier Forte Timetable 3 Sept 2018–8 Sept 2023 Subject Social work (Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Social Sciences)
The aim of the study is to gain increased understanding of the meaning of doping in fitness culture by analyzing women's doping trajectories and how they legitimize and negotiate gender, health and body in relation to their drug use practice.