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Run, swim, throw, cheat : the science behind drugs in sport

Author: Chris E Cooper
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores substances, from the everyday to the exotic, that can affect human performance; discusses how they work, which are illegal, and how they can be detected; and examines the ethical issues associated.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris E Cooper
ISBN: 9780199581467 0199581460 9780199678785 0199678782
OCLC Number: 754720557
Description: ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: A tale of two races --
Introduction --
The limits of human performance --
Stoking the engine : food --
Stoking the engine : oxygen --
Muscling up --
Steroids and beyond ... --
Stimulants --
Gene doping --
What is cheating? --
Catching the cheats --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Chris Cooper.
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Sportsmen and women achieve extraordinary feats through hard work and natural talent. But some do use drugs to push the body further. How do the drugs work? Do they work? Is it possible to test for  Read more...

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