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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2023.050403.

Current Status of Sports Behavior among Competitive Athletes: Input to Proposed Regulatory Program to Address the Issue of Misconduct among Athletes


Yue Gong, Norita Manly

Corresponding Author:
Norita Manly

Adamson University, Manila, Philippines


With the continuous development of competitive sports events, more and more moral misconduct behaviors in sports competitions are constantly emerging, which deeply affects the moral values of competitive sports and hinders the normal development of competitive sports. This article uses research methods such as literature review, interviews, and logical analysis to gather information on moral misconduct in sports competitions, explore the moral misconduct of athletes in sports competitions, summarize the main manifestations of existing moral misconduct in sports competitions at the level of competitive sports, use exploratory factor analysis to identify various dimensions of moral misconduct, analyze its internal reasons, and propose corresponding countermeasures and suggestions, In order to provide reasonable opinions or suggestions to avoid the occurrence of moral misconduct by athletes in sports competitions, and promote the healthy and orderly development of competitive sports.


competitive sports, sports ethics, athletes

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Yue Gong, Norita Manly. Current Status of Sports Behavior among Competitive Athletes: Input to Proposed Regulatory Program to Address the Issue of Misconduct among Athletes. Frontiers in Sport Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 4: 12-17. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2023.050403.


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