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Anabolic steroids and the athlete / William N. Taylor.

Taylor, William N. (Author).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library 362.29 TAY (Text) 39206019772795 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0786411287 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 374 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Description of anabolic steroid compounds -- Anabolic-to-androgenic ratio (Therapeutic index) -- Basic principles of muscle building -- Current anabolic steroid preparations -- Anabolic steroid regimes used by athletes -- How anabolic steroids enhance athletic performance -- Adverse physical effects associated with anabolic steroid abuse -- Mental health risks induced by anabolic steroid abuse -- The reclassification of anabolic steroids as controlled substances -- Growth hormones and other anabolic hormones -- Limits of urine drug testing -- The early search for medical applications of testosterone -- Current and future medical uses of anabolic steroids -- Muscle building and ergogenic supplements -- Heroes and hulks hooked on hormones -- Questions and answers.
Summary, etc.: The first edition of this work, published in 1982, concentrated on the athletes use of and the physicians knowledge of, anabolic steroids. This fully updated second edition discusses the continuing controversy over their use in competitive sports. An introduction of the use and abuse of anabolic steroids is followed by chapters on such topics as anabolic steroid compounds, the anabolic-to-androgen ratio, basic principles of muscle building, current anabolic steroid preparations, anabolic steroid regimes used by athletes, the enhancement of athletic performance, adverse physical effects and mental health risks, the classification of anabolic steroids as controlled substances, growth hormones and other anabolic hormones, the limits of urine drug testing, medical applications of anabolic steroids, muscle building and ergogenic supplements, and addictions.
Subject: Doping in sports.
Anabolic steroids.
Anabolic Agents.
Sports Medicine.

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