Chapter 17. Drugs in Sport

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Don H. Catlin MD1,2,
  2. Gary Green MD3,4 and
  3. Caroline K. Hatton PhD2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch17

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Catlin, D. H., Green, G. and Hatton, C. K. (2008) Drugs in Sport, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch17

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Anti-Doping Research, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Sports Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  4. 4

    Pacific Palisades Medical Group, Pacific Palisades, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635

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Keywords:

  • sports pharmacology and doping categories;
  • classes of doping agents;
  • anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS);
  • human growth hormone (rHuGH);
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) increases secretion of glucocorticosteroids;
  • stimulants — class of sympathomimetic amines and alkaloids related to epinephrine;
  • dietary supplements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The beginnings

  • The physician and doping control

  • Sports pharmacology and doping categories

  • Classes of doping agents

  • Conclusions

  • References