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Drugs in Sport [electronic resource] / edited by David Mottram.

Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415279376Publication details: London : Routledge, 2003.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9780203471890
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Drugs in SportDDC classification:
  • 362.29/088796
LOC classification:
  • RC1230 .D786 2003eb
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Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Contributors; An introduction to drugs and their use in sport; Development of new drugs; Dosage forms for drug delivery to the body; The absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs; Effect of exercise on pharmacokinetics; Agonists and antagonists; Side-effects of drugs; Complex drug reactions; Drugs and the law; Nutritional supplements; Why drugs are used in sport; References; Drug use and abuse in sport; Definition of doping; A review of the IOC list of doping classes and methods; The rationale for drug misuse in sport
Attitudes towards drugs in sportEthical issues associated with drug use in sport; An international policy perspective/government action and policy; References; Central nervous system stimulants; Other sympathomimetics; ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine; Cocaine; Caffeine, theophylline and other methyl xanthines; Conclusions and the future; IOC regulations in relation to drugs used in the treatment of respiratory tract disorders; Asthma and its treatment; Management of asthma; Pharmacology of anti-asthma drugs; Exercise and asthma; Treatment of exercise-induced asthma (EIA)
Energy metabolismMuscle creatine loading; Creatine and performance; Health-related aspects; Creatine and clinical use; Should creatine be banned for use in sport?; Doping control in sport; IOC accredited laboratories; The testing programmes; Reporting test results; Problems in doping control testing; Alternatives to urine testing in doping control; Is the IOC list of banned substances and methods appropriate?; Conclusions; References; Prevalence of drug misuse in sport; Surveys into drug misuse in sport; A perspective on the prevalence of drug misuse in sport through medical practitioners
General discussion
Luteinizing hormone (LH) and its use in sportThe future; Blood boosting and sport; Erythropoiesis; Exercise at altitude; Blood doping; The use of erythropoietin in blood boosting; Blood substitutes; Actovegin; Testing for blood doping; Conclusions; References; Drug treatment of inflammation in sports injuries; The inflammatory response; Acute and chronic inflammation; The treatment of sporting injuries; Summary; Alcohol, anti-anxiety drugs and sport; Anxiety and performance; Alcohol; Benzodiazepines; Melatonin; Marijuana; Nicotine; Beta blockers; Overview; References; Creatine
Treatment of coughs and coldsRecommendations for treatment of coughs and colds; Summary; Androgenic anabolic steroids; The testosterone family; Structural analogues of testosterone; the anabolic steroids; Anabolic steroids and sport; Something special; Precursors, nandrolone and metabolites; Anabolic steroid side-effects with particular reference to athletes; Educational and social aspects; The future; References; Peptide and glycoprotein hormones and sport; The abuse of hGH in sport; Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH); Insulin and its use in sport; Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG)
Summary: Drugs in Sport 3rd edition is a fully revised and updated version of the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the subject.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Contributors; An introduction to drugs and their use in sport; Development of new drugs; Dosage forms for drug delivery to the body; The absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs; Effect of exercise on pharmacokinetics; Agonists and antagonists; Side-effects of drugs; Complex drug reactions; Drugs and the law; Nutritional supplements; Why drugs are used in sport; References; Drug use and abuse in sport; Definition of doping; A review of the IOC list of doping classes and methods; The rationale for drug misuse in sport

Attitudes towards drugs in sportEthical issues associated with drug use in sport; An international policy perspective/government action and policy; References; Central nervous system stimulants; Other sympathomimetics; ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine; Cocaine; Caffeine, theophylline and other methyl xanthines; Conclusions and the future; IOC regulations in relation to drugs used in the treatment of respiratory tract disorders; Asthma and its treatment; Management of asthma; Pharmacology of anti-asthma drugs; Exercise and asthma; Treatment of exercise-induced asthma (EIA)

Energy metabolismMuscle creatine loading; Creatine and performance; Health-related aspects; Creatine and clinical use; Should creatine be banned for use in sport?; Doping control in sport; IOC accredited laboratories; The testing programmes; Reporting test results; Problems in doping control testing; Alternatives to urine testing in doping control; Is the IOC list of banned substances and methods appropriate?; Conclusions; References; Prevalence of drug misuse in sport; Surveys into drug misuse in sport; A perspective on the prevalence of drug misuse in sport through medical practitioners

General discussion

Luteinizing hormone (LH) and its use in sportThe future; Blood boosting and sport; Erythropoiesis; Exercise at altitude; Blood doping; The use of erythropoietin in blood boosting; Blood substitutes; Actovegin; Testing for blood doping; Conclusions; References; Drug treatment of inflammation in sports injuries; The inflammatory response; Acute and chronic inflammation; The treatment of sporting injuries; Summary; Alcohol, anti-anxiety drugs and sport; Anxiety and performance; Alcohol; Benzodiazepines; Melatonin; Marijuana; Nicotine; Beta blockers; Overview; References; Creatine

Treatment of coughs and coldsRecommendations for treatment of coughs and colds; Summary; Androgenic anabolic steroids; The testosterone family; Structural analogues of testosterone; the anabolic steroids; Anabolic steroids and sport; Something special; Precursors, nandrolone and metabolites; Anabolic steroid side-effects with particular reference to athletes; Educational and social aspects; The future; References; Peptide and glycoprotein hormones and sport; The abuse of hGH in sport; Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH); Insulin and its use in sport; Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG)

Drugs in Sport 3rd edition is a fully revised and updated version of the most comprehensive and authoritative text available on the subject.