Mehmet Şahin


Although sports science mainly deals with understanding and researching human motion, it is rarely seen to its efforts to understand facts on the basis of philosophy. Doping is an agent that is used in this process and can not be hidden in body and consciousness. Although it is the easiest to understand and evolve with the developing tests, the athletes can drive doping. Doping is a conscious human action that wraps the body as a cancer that has been taken prisoner and makes a human devastate. Doping that commonly is used in all kinds of competition sports, but especially in sports that require force and revealed the usage of it after the competition tests should not enter to Kırkpınar. “Epidemic doping drugs” is the striking example to conscious stumble of athletes. In this study, it is aimed to discuss whether there is a place of doping in Kırkpınar spirit. When the Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling considered as “the traditional oil wrestling, inherited from the Ottoman Empire and the longest organized sport event” doping case should not be mentioned in meadow. However, in recent years Kırkpınar oil wrestling has also been influenced by the doping wind. Encountering to doping in various sporting competitions-contests in all age groups including amateur, professional, local - national, international, and Olympic games - felt the question that “Is not a drama?” “In the recent years, when science and technique have advanced at a great pace, increasing sport diversity has been changing constantly with differentiating lifestyles.” Our countryman, is working on stand out against difficult living conditions, should continue to seek to devote more time to health and sport in order to avoid getting lost among the advanced technology that human has created or can not isolate himself. In Kırkpınar oil wrestling which is accepted as the "wrestling Olympic" of the regional oil wrestling where the doping controls are not made, making the controls systematic is a positive step for the life and continuing of the Kırkpınar spirit.


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