Chapter 10. Erythropoietin and Sport

  1. Arthur J. Sytkowski

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602380.ch10

Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond

Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond

How to Cite

Sytkowski, A. J. (2004) Erythropoietin and Sport, in Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602380.ch10

Author Information

  1. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brooklin Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527304950

Online ISBN: 9783527602384

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Keywords:

  • erythropoietin;
  • sport;
  • hypoxic stimulus to erythropoietin production;
  • altitude;
  • athletics;
  • blood transfusion;
  • recombinant erythropoietin;
  • blood doping agent;
  • tests

Summary

  • The Hypoxic Stimulus to Erythropoietin Production

  • Altitude and Erythropoietin in the World of Elite Athletics

  • Erythropoietin Use by Athletes

  • Enhancing Performance by Blood Transfusion

  • Recombinant Erythropoietin as a Blood Doping Agent in Athletics

  • Recombinant Erythropoietin Enhances Athletic Performance

  • Identifying Athletes Who Use Recombinant Erythropoietin

    • Indirect Tests for Erythropoietin Use

    • Direct Tests for Erythropoietin Use

  • References