Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete

Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete

Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete

Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete

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Overview

Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete provides a comprehensive compilation of information in a single location on performance enhancing substances by United States collegiate, amateur and professional athletes. The pharmacology of all classes of performance enhancing drugs is discussed as well as any data that supports their use, covering a wide range of laws, policies, regulations concerning the use of substances by athletes. Questions are included throughout the text as well as case studies to demonstrate the complexity of the issues associated with the general topic of performance enhancing drugs. KEY FEATURES • Comprehensive overview of drug polices for all amateur and professional sports organizations in the US • A single source handbook for clinicians and athletes as a comprehensive overview of performance enhancing drugs • Provides a comprehensive overview of therapeutic use exemptions in athletics • Overview of dietary supplement use in athletics, including risk vs. benefit, discussion of evidence, or lack of, for performance enhancing effects • Opportunities for pharmacists to specialize in “sports pharmacy” practice and their potential value as a member of a sports medicine team


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582123486
Publisher: APhA Publications
Publication date: 05/01/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

David F. Gregory, PharmD, BCPS, FACHE is Dean and Professor of the Belmont University College of Pharmacy in Nashville, Tennessee. David holds a bachelors and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi. He has been a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist since 1997 and a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives since 2006.
Erin R. Holmes, PharmD, PhD is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration and Research Associate Professor of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Holmes earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and master’s degree in Pharmacy Administration at Duquesne University and completed her Doctoral Degree in Pharmacy Administration at the University of Mississippi. Her teaching responsibilities at the University of Mississippi include Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical and Health Care Policy, and Personal Finance.
Shannon R. Singletary, DPT, ATC, CSCS received a B.S. in Exercise Science, a B.S. in Physical Therapy, and holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi and currently serves as Senior Associate Athletic Director at the University of Mississippi. His responsibilities include sport administration for Track&Field and oversight of Sports Medicine, Strength&Conditioning, Sport Nutrition, Sport Psychology, and Physical Therapy. Singletary also serves on the Mississippi Board of Physical Therapy Licensure.
Marvin C. Wilson, PhD received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and holds a Ph.D. In Pharmacology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Wilson taught pharmacology for twenty-five years and led a federally funded research program focused on factors associated with the intravenous stimulant self-administration behavior of non-human primate. Recently, Dr. Wilson developed and taught a professional elective course on the off-label use of drugs to enhance cognition, sexuality, and athletic performance, driving the impetus for the publication of this book.

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