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From: Game Changer

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Contents Acknowl­edgments vii introduction. Sports, Bodies, and Technoscience 1 PART ONE: JUDGING ARTIFACTS 1 Black Is the New Fast: Swimsuit Technoscience and the Recalibration of Elite Swimming 31 2 Gearing Up for the Game: Equipment as a Shaper of Sport 67 3 Disabled, Superabled, or Normal? Oscar Pistorius and Physical Augmentation 100 PART TWO: EVALUATING BODIES 4 “I Know One When I See One”: Sport and Sex Identification in an Age of Gender Mutability 131 5 The Parable of a Cancer Jesus: Lance Armstrong and the Failure of Direct Drug Testing 154 6 “May I See Your Passport?” The Athlete Biological Passport as a Technology of Control 178 conclusion. Body, Motor, Machine: The ­ Future of Technology and Sport 205 Notes 223 Index 255 This page intentionally left blank ...


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  • Sports -- Technological innovations.
  • Sports -- Physiological aspects.
  • Performance technology.
  • Doping in sports.
  • Sports sciences.
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