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Impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the personal and professional development of pharmacy volunteers

file, Hayley, Mottram, David, Stuart, Mark, Thomas, Trudy (2015) Impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the personal and professional development of pharmacy volunteers. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, (22). pp. 120-122. ISSN 2047-9956. E-ISSN 2047 9964. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:53286)

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Abstract

Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the impact

having worked as volunteers at the London 2012

Methods Questionnaires were administered

Games. The first explored motivation for volunteering,

experiences at the time of the Games. The second

working as a volunteer has had in the year following the

Results Immediately post-Games, 19 of the 22

their pre-Games education and training effectively,

after the Games, respondents reported that the

practice. Close collaboration with pharmacy colleagues,

Paralympic team doctors was reported as a significant

Conclusions Comprehensive education and training is

service for athletes and provides a lasting legacy in terms

participating in sport.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > Medway School of Pharmacy
Depositing User: Trudy Thomas
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2015 22:43 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2020 04:07 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/53286 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Thomas, Trudy: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8037-7910
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