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Title Doping in sports / Detlef Thieme, Peter Hemmersbach, editors
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 540 pages) : illustrations
Series Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; v. 195
Handbook of experimental pharmacology ; v. 195
Contents History of doping and doping control -- Biochemical and physiological aspects of endogenous androgens -- Phase-II metabolism of androgens and its relevance for doping control analysis -- Detecting the administration of endogenous anabolic androgenic steroids -- Synthetic anabolic agents: steroids and nonsteroidal selective androgen receptor modulators -- Nandrolone: a multi-faceted doping agent -- Designer steroids -- Growth hormone -- Mass spectrometry-based analysis of IGF-1 and hGH -- Insulin -- [Beta]-adrenergic stimulation -- Erythropoietin and analogs -- Blood transfusion in sports -- Athlete's biological passport and indirect markers of blood doping -- Masking and manipulation -- Hormonal growth promoting agents in food producing animals -- Some aspects of doping and medication control in equine sports -- Androgenic anabolic steroid abuse and the cardiovascular system -- Side effects of anabolic androgenic steroids: pathological findings and structure-activity relationships -- Gene doping -- Science and the rules governing anti-doping violations
Summary Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention. This book covers the pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Doping in sports.
Doping in sports -- Prevention.
Sports -- Drug use.
Steroids -- Side effects.
Doping in Sports -- prevention & control.
Substance Abuse Detection -- methods.
Anabolic Agents -- adverse effects.
Steroids -- adverse effects.
Form Electronic book
Author Thieme, Detlef.
Hemmersbach, Peter.
LC no. 2009928630
ISBN 9783540790884 (e-isbn)
3540790888 (e-isbn)