Drugs in Sport

Drugs in Sport

by David R. Mottram
     
 

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Drugs in Sport, 3rd edition is a fully revised and updated version of the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the subject. Leading figures in the field explore the hard science behind every major class of drug, as well as the social, ethical and organizational dimensions to the issue. Accessibly discussing key topics like, analysis of anabolic… See more details below

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Drugs in Sport, 3rd edition is a fully revised and updated version of the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the subject. Leading figures in the field explore the hard science behind every major class of drug, as well as the social, ethical and organizational dimensions to the issue. Accessibly discussing key topics like, analysis of anabolic steroids, EPO and human growth hormone, alcohol and social drug use in sport, and creatine and nutritional supplements, this is an important text for all sports science and sports studies students, coaches and professional sports people, and sports administrators and policy-makers.

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'Thorough, well presented and up to date ... packed with relevant and updated references ... highly recommended to anyone working on issues of performance enhancing drugs in sports', Ask Vest Christiansen, Institute of Sport Science, University of Aarhus

'A necessity ... good value as a reference text to be kept in the pharmacy, but is also a good read, providing a fascinating insight into the extent of abuse and the methods used to detect it', Angela Alexander, Pharmaceutical Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203873823
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
01/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

David R. Mottram is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Liverpool John Moores University. His research interests have centred on the use of drugs in sport with particular emphasis on over-the-counter drugs. He is the editor of 4 previous editions of Drugs in Sport.

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