Dr Jason Mazanov

School of Business
+61 2 6268 8071
+61 2 6268 8450

LOCATION

Room 115 Building 27 UNSW Canberra at ADFA

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Professional Experience and Research Interests

Dr Mazanov is a recognised international expert on the management of drugs in sport and the anti-doping policy, leading to over 100 media appearances across broadcast (e.g. ABC Catalyst and SBS Insight), webcast (e.g. RI Aus) and major news sites (e.g. The Guardian and Sydney Morning Herald). 

With over 10 years of experience researching in this field, Dr Mazanov has developed a keen interest in the role of performance enhancement more broadly, with a special interest in so-called cognitive enhancing drug use in education.  This interest is supported by being Founding Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Performance Enhancement and Health, which explores the intended and unintended consequences of technology designed to enhance the human condition with regards to physical, social and spiritual health; from gadgets (e.g. wearables and smart phones) to management systems (e.g. anti-doping and recreation leave). 

Current Student Projects

Dr Mazanov is currently supervising student projects on :

  • women's experiences of anti-doping,
  • individual differences in cybersecurity,
  • psychosocial health and leave-taking,
  • the role of the person in integrated logistics systems,
  • cognitive bias in decision making, and
  • the philosophy of change management.

Future Student Projects

Dr Mazanov is keen to hear from students interested in:

  • performance enhancing drug use among professionals (e.g. lawyers)
  • cognitive enhancing drug use in secondary and tertiary education
  • the ethics of "astro-turfing" the academic career
  • performance enhancing technology policy and management
  • research integrity management

Books

Mazanov J, (ed.), 2011, Towards a Social Science of Drugs in Sport, 1, Routledge, Oxon, UK

Book Chapters

Mazanov J; Prior D, 2017, 'Marketing, integrity management and drugs in sport', in MANAGING DRUGS IN SPORT, edn. Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 157 - 172

Mazanov J; Huybers T, 2016, 'Societal and athletes' perspectives on doping use in sport: the Spirit of Sport', in Barkoukis V; Lazuras L; Tsorbatzoudis H (ed.), The Psychology of Doping in Sport, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 140 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/https://books.google.com.au/books?id=_wYtCgAAQBAJ&pg=PT5&lpg=PT5&dq=978-1-138-79347-7&source=bl&ots=rT5ZtTuoUM&sig=48xr6Q-lfj6uoWOm_apbDYGzMyI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwibpJrjsa3TAhWBH5QKHR4KATkQ6AEIMTAD#v=onepage&q=978-1-138-79347-7&f=false

Byrne D; Mazanov J, 2016, 'Smoking and cardiovascular risk: Role of stress in the genesis of smoking behavior', in Handbook of Psychocardiology, pp. 79 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-206-7_7

Mazanov J; Byrne D, 2016, 'Smoking and cardiovascular risk: Role of personality in adolescent smoking', in Handbook of Psychocardiology, pp. 99 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-206-7_67

Mazanov J, 2012, 'The management of performance enhancing drugs in high performance sport', in Sotiriadou P; Bosscher VD (ed.), Managing High Performance Sport, edn. Original, Routledge, Oxon, pp. 272 - 294, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415671996/

Mazanov J, 2010, 'Drug use and abuse by athletes', in Hanrahan S; Anderson M (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology, edn. 1, Routledge, UK, pp. 398 - 414, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415484633/

Byrne DG; Mazanov J, 2008, 'Personality, stress and the determination of smoking behaviour in adolescents', in The SAGE Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment: Volume 1 - Personality Theories and Models, pp. 698 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849200462.n34

Journal articles

Mazanov J; Huybers T; Barkoukis V, 2019, 'Universalism and the spirit of sport: evidence from Greece and Australia', Sport in Society, vol. 22, pp. 1240 - 1257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1512589

Ring C; Kavussanu M; Mazanov J, 2019, 'Self-other judgments of doping likelihood and anticipated guilt in hypothetical situations', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, vol. 41, pp. 46 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.11.006

Ring C; Kavussanu M; Simms M; Mazanov J, 2018, 'Effects of situational costs and benefits on projected doping likelihood', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, vol. 34, pp. 88 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.09.012

Woolf J; Mazanov J; Connor J, 2017, 'The Goldman Dilemma is dead: what elite athletes really think about doping, winning, and death', International Journal of Sport Policy, vol. 9, pp. 453 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2016.1194875

Elsawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2017, 'An empirical investigation into the learning effects of management flight simulators: A mental models approach', European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 259, pp. 262 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.10.011

Woolf J; Mazanov J, 2017, 'How athletes conceptualise doping, winning, and consequences: insights from using the cognitive interviewing technique with the Goldman dilemma', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, vol. 9, pp. 303 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2016.1272480

Prior DD; Mazanov J; Meacheam D; Heaslip G; Hanson J, 2016, 'Attitude, digital literacy and self efficacy: Flow-on effects for online learning behavior', Internet and Higher Education, vol. 29, pp. 91 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2016.01.001

Mazanov J; Lo Tenero G; Connor J; Sharpe K, 2016, 'Scandal+football=a better share price', Sports, Business and Management, vol. 2, pp. 92 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/20426781211244006

Mazanov J, 2016, 'Beyond antidoping and harm minimisation: a stakeholder-corporate social responsibility approach to drug control for sport.', J Med Ethics, vol. 42, pp. 220 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2015-102661

Mazanov J; Hemphill D; Connor J; Quirk F; Backhouse SH, 2015, 'Australian athlete support personnel lived experience of anti-doping', Sport Management Review, vol. 18, pp. 218 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2014.05.007

ElSawah S; McLucas A; Mazanov J, 2015, 'Communicating About Water Issues in Australia: A Simulation/Gaming Approach', Simulation and Gaming, vol. 46, pp. 713 - 741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1046878115580410

Mazanov J; Hemphill D; Connor J; Quirk F; Backhouse SH, 2014, 'Australian athlete support personnel lived experience of anti-doping', Sport Management Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2014.05.007

Mazanov J; Backhouse S; Connor J; Hemphill D; Quirk F, 2014, 'Athlete support personnel and anti-doping: Knowledge, attitudes, and ethical stance', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 24, pp. 846 - 856, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12084

Connor J; Woolf J; Mazanov J, 2013, 'Would they dope? Revisiting the Goldman dilemma', British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 47, pp. 697 - 700, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2012-091826

Mazanov J; Backhouse S; Connor J; Hemphill D; Quirk F, 2013, 'Athlete support personnel and anti-doping: Knowledge, attitudes, and ethical stance', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12084

Mazanov J, 2013, 'Beyond sport: Performance enhancement in music and work', Performance Enhancement and Health, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.05.002

Mazanov J, 2013, 'Vale WADA, ave "World Sports Drug Agency"', Performance Enhancement and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.08.014

Mazanov J, 2013, 'Regulating non-performance enhancing substances in sport', Performance Enhancement and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.08.001

Mazanov J; Connor J; Fielding M-L; Dunn M, 2013, 'Substance use to enhance academic performance among Australian university students', Performance Enhancement and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.08.017

Mazanov J, 2013, 'Overcoming the dark side of performance enhancement', Performance Enhancement and Health, vol. 2, pp. 85 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.11.001

Prior DD; O'Reilly N; Mazanov J; Huybers T, 2013, 'The impact of scandal on sport consumption: A conceptual framework for future research', International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, vol. 14, pp. 188 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJSMM.2013.060647

Mazanov J; Huybers T; Connor J, 2012, 'Prioritising health in anti-doping: What Australians think', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 15, pp. 381 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2012.02.007

Mazanov J; Quirk F, 2012, 'The Performance Enhancement-Health Nexus', Performance Enhancement and Health, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2011.11.001

Huybers T; Mazanov J, 2012, 'What would kim do: A choice study of projected athlete doping considerations', Journal of Sport Management, vol. 26, pp. 322 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsm.26.4.322

Mazanov J; lo Tenero G; Connor J; Sharpe K, 2012, 'Scandal+football=a better share price', Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, vol. 2, pp. 92 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/20426781211244006

Petróczi A; Mazanov J; Naughton DP, 2011, 'Inside athletes' minds: Preliminary results from a pilot study on mental representation of doping and potential implications for anti-doping', Substance Abuse: Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-6-10

Uvacsek M; Nepusz T; Naughton DP; Mazanov J; Ránky MZ; Petróczi A, 2011, 'Self-admitted behavior and perceived use of performance-enhancing vs psychoactive drugs among competitive athletes', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 21, pp. 224 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.01041.x

Mazanov J; Huybers T; Connor J, 2011, 'Qualitative evidence of a primary intervention point for elite athlete doping', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 14, pp. 106 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2010.06.003

Uvacsek M; Nepusz T; Naughton DP; Mazanov J; Ránky MZ; Petróczi A, 2011, 'Self-admitted behavior and perceived use of performance-enhancing vs psychoactive drugs among competitive athletes.', Scand J Med Sci Sports, vol. 21, pp. 224 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.01041.x

Moksnes UK; Byrne D; Mazanov J; Espnes GA, 2010, 'Adolescent stress: Evaluation of the factor structure of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire (ASQ-N)', Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 51, pp. 203 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.111/j.1467-9450.2009.00803.x

Moksnes UK; Byrne DG; Mazanov J; Espnes GA, 2010, 'Adolescent stress: Evaluation of the factor structure of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire (ASQ-N)', Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 51, pp. 203 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9450.2009.00803.x

Mazanov J; Connor J, 2010, 'The role of scandal and corruption in sports marketing and sponsorship', International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, vol. 11, pp. 183

Connor JM; Mazanov J, 2010, 'The inevitability of scandal: Lessons for sponsors and administrators', International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, vol. 11, pp. 212 - 220

Mazanov J; Connor J, 2010, 'Rethinking the management of drugs in sport', International Journal of Sport Policy, vol. 2, pp. 49 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19406941003634032

Mazanov J; Huybers T, 2010, 'An empirical model of athlete decisions to use performance-enhancing drugs: Qualitative evidence', Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, vol. 2, pp. 385 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19398441.2010.517046

Dunn M; Mazanov J; Sitharthan G, 2009, 'Predicting future anabolic-androgenic steroid use intentions with current substance use: Findings from an internet-based survey', Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, vol. 19, pp. 222 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0b013e31819d65ad

Connor JM; Mazanov J, 2009, 'Would you dope? A general population test of the Goldman dilemma', British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 43, pp. 871 - 872, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2009.057596

Mazanov J, 2009, 'Developing an agenda for social science research into drugs in sport', Sport in Society, vol. 12, pp. 273 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802673627

Mazanov J, 2009, 'Towards a social science of drugs in sport', Sport in Society, vol. 12, pp. 423 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802673759

Mazanov J, 2009, 'Debating the role of drugs in sport: A reader', Sport in Society, vol. 12, pp. 296 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802673643

Mazanov J, 2009, 'Without bounds: A cosmopolitan research agenda for drugs in sport', Sport in Society, vol. 12, pp. 411 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802673742

Mazanov J; McDermott V, 2009, 'The case for a social science of drugs in sport', Sport in Society, vol. 12, pp. 276 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802673635

Mazanov J, 2008, 'Performance enhancing drugs in sport: The dark side of performance psychology', In Psych, vol. 30, pp. 16 - 17

El Sawah SA; Mclucas A; Mazanov J, 2008, 'Water Management in the Australian Capital Territory: Problem Structuring using SODA', ASOR Bulletin, vol. 27, pp. 2 - 12

Mazanov J, 2008, 'The Death Knell of the Anti-Doping Policy', Bulletin of Sport and Culture, vol. 29, pp. 5 - 6

Petróczi A; Mazanov J; Nepusz T; Backhouse SH; Naughton DP, 2008, 'Comfort in big numbers: Does over-estimation of doping prevalence in others indicate self-involvement?', Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6673-3-19

Mazanov J; Byrne DG, 2008, 'Modelling change in adolescent smoking behaviour: Stability of predictors across analytic models', British Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 13, pp. 261 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/135910707X202490

Mazanov J; Byrne DG, 2008, 'Modelling change in adolescent smoking behaviour: stability of predictors across analytic models.', British journal of health psychology, vol. 13, pp. 361 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/135910707X202490

Mazanov J; Petróczi A; Bingham J; Holloway A, 2008, 'Towards an empirical model of performance enhancing supplement use: A pilot study among high performance UK athletes', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 11, pp. 185 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2007.01.003

Mazanov J, 2007, 'Psychology and Climate Change', In Psych, vol. 29

Mazanov J; Byrne D, 2007, 'Changes in adolescent smoking behaviour and knowledge of health consequences of smoking', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 59, pp. 176 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049530701541202

Petróczi A; Naughton DP; Mazanov J; Holloway A; Bingham J, 2007, 'Limited agreement exists between rationale and practice in athletes' supplement use for maintenance of health: A retrospective study', Nutrition Journal, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2891-6-34

Petróczi A; Naughton DP; Mazanov J; Holloway A; Bingham J, 2007, 'Performance enhancement with supplements: Incongruence between rationale and practice', Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1550-2783-4-19

Byrne DG; Davenport SC; Mazanov J, 2007, 'Profiles of adolescent stress: The development of the adolescent stress questionnaire (ASQ)', Journal of Adolescence, vol. 30, pp. 393 - 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2006.04.004

Mazanov J; Byrne DG, 2007, '"Do you intend to smoke?": A test of the assumed psychological equivalence in adolescent smoker and nonsmoker intention to change smoking behaviour', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 59, pp. 34 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049530600944366

Mazanov J; Byrne DG, 2006, 'A cusp catastrophe model analysis of changes in adolescent substance use: Assessment of behavioural intention as a bifurcation variable', Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, vol. 10, pp. 445 - 470

Mazanov J; Byrne D, 2006, 'An evaluation of the stability of perceptions and frequency of adolescent risk-taking over time and across samples', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 40, pp. 725 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2005.07.018

Byrne DG; Mazanov J, 2005, 'Prevention of adolescent smoking: A prospective test of three models of intervention', Journal of Substance Use, vol. 10, pp. 363 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14659890412331333032

Byrne DG; Mazanov J, 2003, 'Adolescent stress and future smoking behaviour: A prospective investigation', Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 54, pp. 313 - 321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3999(02)00411-7

Byrne DG; Mazanov J, 2002, 'Sources of stress in Australian adolescents: Factor structure and stability over time', Stress and Health, vol. 18, pp. 185 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smi.940

Mazanov J; Byrne DG, 2002, 'A comparison of predictors of the adolescent intention to smoke with adolescent current smoking using discriminant function analysis', British Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 7, pp. 185 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/135910702169439

Byrne DG; Mazanov J, 2001, 'Guest editorial: Stress, depression and cardiovascular disease', Stress and Health, vol. 17, pp. 65 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smi.895

Conference Papers

Abeza G; O'Reilly N; Prior DD; Mazanov J; Huybers T, 2015, 'Off-the-field scandals in professional sports and impacts on consumers brand engagement', in NASSM 2015 Conference Proceedings, North American Society for Sport Management Conference, OTTAWA, CANADA, presented at North American Society for Sport Management Conference, OTTAWA, CANADA, 02 - 06 June 2015, http://nassm.org/files/conf_abstracts/2015-078.pdf

Mazanov J, 2012, 'Managing performance enhancing substance use by sport health professionals', in Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Sports Medicine Australia [S.l.] ; Elsevier, Sydney, Australia, pp. 176, presented at Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Sydney, Australia, 31 October - 03 November 2012

Mazanov J, 2011, 'Debating SMA's position on drugs in sport: Policy and paradigm alternatives in the management of drugs in sport', in Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Sports Medicine Australia, Perth, Australia, pp. 89 - 89, presented at 2011 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Perth, Australia, 19 - 22 October 2011

O Donnell TM; Mazanov J; Huybers T, 2006, 'Towards a Choice Model of Athletes` Decision to Use Performance Enhancing Substances or Methods: Factors and Covariates', in ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, presented at ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 01 December 2010

Mazanov J, 2006, 'Measuring Athletes Attitudes towards Drugs in Sport', in ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, presented at ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 01 December 2010

Mazanov J, (ed.), 2002, 'Confirmatory factor analysis of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire', in STAR 2002: Under the Southern Cross, STAR 2002: Under the Southern Cross, Melbourne, presented at STAR 2002: Under the Southern Cross, Melbourne, 14 - 17 July 2002