Doping, Performance-Enhancing Drugs, and Hormones in Sport: Mechanisms of Action and Methods of Detection, 1st Edition

  • Anthony Hackney
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  • ISBN-10: 0128134437
  • ISBN-13: 9780128134436
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The book examines the biochemistry and bioanalytical aspects of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and other questionable procedures used by athletes to enhance performance. The book informs the specialist of emerging knowledge and techniques and allows the non-specialist to grasp the underlying science and current practice of the discipline.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Overview: Doping in Sport.
2: Anabolic Androgenic Steroids.
3: Stimulants.
4: Glucocorticoids.
5: Peptide—Protein Hormones.
6: Beta-2 Agonists.
7: Hormone and Metabolic Modulators.
8: Narcotics.
9: Beta Blockers.
10: Athlete Testing, Analytical Procedures, and Adverse Analytical Findings.
11: The Future of Performance Enhancement in Sport.