Dr Andrew Bloodworth
Senior Lecturer
Sports Science
Telephone: (01792) 602324
Room: Academic Office - A118
First Floor
Engineering East
Bay Campus

Andrew works in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences in Swansea University. His research interests are in the field of sports ethics and in particular the ethics of anti-doping policy.

Andrew is also on the editorial board of the journal Performance Enhancement & Health.

He currently teaches on the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Sports Ethics and Integrity and on the BSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences at Swansea University.

Publications

  1. Bloodworth, A., McNamee, M., Jaques, R., McNamee, M., Bloodworth, A. Morgan’s Conventionalism versus WADA’s Use of the Prohibited List: The Case of Thyroxine Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 12 4 401 415
  2. Bloodworth, A., McNamee, M., McNamee, M. Sport, Society, and Anti-Doping Policy: An Ethical Overview (Ed.), Acute Topics in Anti-Doping 177 185 S. Karger AG, Basel
  3. Tan, J., Calitri, R., Bloodworth, A., McNamee, M. Understanding Eating Disorders in Elite Gymnastics Clinics in Sports Medicine 35 2 275 292
  4. Bloodworth, A. Prudence well-being and sport Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 8 2 191 202
  5. Bloodworth, A., Petróczi, A., Bailey, R., Pearce, G., McNamee, M., Bloodworth, A. Doping and supplementation: the attitudes of talented young athletes Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 22 2 293 301

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Teaching

  • SR-250 The Ethics of Anti-Doping: Health, Sport and Society

    Doping is the most discussed issue in the discipline of sports ethics. This module interrogates the range of ethical and conceptual issues related to doping and anti doping policy. The aim of this module is to critically explore the nature and variety of prohibited substances and methods generically referred to as doping, situated in the global context of the World Anti Doping Agency.

  • SRE701 Anti doping-ethics, policy and practice

    Doping is the most discussed issue in the discipline of sports ethics. This module interrogates the range of ethical and conceptual issues related to doping and anti doping policy.

  • SRE704 Research methods and skills

    The ability to critically appraise literature, evaluate research, and conduct research studies is fundamental to developing the field of sport ethics and integrity. This module provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of research methods and skills and to apply this knowledge to answer research questions pertinent to the field.

  • SRE710 Dissertation module

    A supervised programme of reading and critical reflection upon an agreed topic area within sports ethics and integrity leading to the production of a written dissertation not exceeding 20,000 words.

  • SREM00 Sports Ethics and Ethical Theory

    This module develops an understanding of the need for ethical theory in sports ethics and of the role that the theories of deontology, consequentialism, rights theory and virtue ethics play within the organization of sport, and in the experience of sporting competitions. Students will come to appreciate the often hidden role that ethical theory plays in critical argumentation about key ethical issues in sports and sport integrity.

  • SREM01 Anti-Doping Ethics, Policy and Practice

    Doping and Anti Doping Policy are among the most contentious issues in the world of sport. This module critically presents the history of doping and WADA, nature of anti doping rule violations, their justification, and highlights key ethical problems such as harmonization, strict liability, therapeutic use exemption.

  • SREM03 Research Methods and Skills

    The ability to critically appraise literature, evaluate research, and conduct research studies is fundamental to developing the field of sport ethics and integrity. This module provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of research methods and skills and to apply this knowledge to answer research questions pertinent to the field.

  • SREM05 Dissertation: Sports Ethics, Integrity and Governance

    A supervised programme of reading and critical reflection upon an agreed topic area within sports ethics and integrity leading to the production of a written dissertation not exceeding 20,000 words.

Supervision

  • The effect of blood glucose after an injection of fast-acting insulin aspart (Fiasp) in comparison to insulin aspart (NovoRapid) around continuous exercise in participants with type 1 Diabetes. (current)

    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Bracken
  • Title in progress - will determine title after next team meeting after discussing research questions. (current)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Camilla Knight
  • "Justice, Fairness and Difference: An Ethical and Philosophical Framework for Classification in Paralympic Sport." (current)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Mcnamee
  • Critical Perspectives On Anti-Doping: Intention to enhance, health And the Spirit Of Sport. (current)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Mcnamee
  • 'Therapeutic use exemptions; an ethical and conceptual analysis' (awarded 2017)

    MSc
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Mcnamee