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Title Doping in sports / Detlef Thieme, Peter Hemmersbach, editors.
Imprint Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, 2010.

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Series Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; v. 195
Handbook of experimental pharmacology ; v. 195.
Subject Doping in sports.
Doping in sports -- Prevention.
Sports -- Drug use.
Steroids -- Side effects.
Doping in Sports -- prevention & control.
Substance Abuse Detection -- methods.
Anabolic Agents -- adverse effects.
Steroids -- adverse effects.
Alt Name Thieme, Detlef.
Hemmersbach, Peter.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 540 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of doping and doping control -- Biochemical and physiological aspects of endogenous androgens -- Phase-II metabolism of androgens and its relevance for doping control analysis -- Detecting the administration of endogenous anabolic androgenic steroids -- Synthetic anabolic agents: steroids and nonsteroidal selective androgen receptor modulators -- Nandrolone: a multi-faceted doping agent -- Designer steroids -- Growth hormone -- Mass spectrometry-based analysis of IGF-1 and hGH -- Insulin -- [Beta]-adrenergic stimulation -- Erythropoietin and analogs -- Blood transfusion in sports -- Athlete's biological passport and indirect markers of blood doping -- Masking and manipulation -- Hormonal growth promoting agents in food producing animals -- Some aspects of doping and medication control in equine sports -- Androgenic anabolic steroid abuse and the cardiovascular system -- Side effects of anabolic androgenic steroids: pathological findings and structure-activity relationships -- Gene doping -- Science and the rules governing anti-doping violations.
Summary Doping in sports and the fight against it has gained increasing attention. This book covers the pharmacological basis for a possible performance enhancement in competitive sport through the administration of prohibited substances and methods as well as the analytical disclosure of such practices.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540790884 (e-isbn)
3540790888 (e-isbn)
OCLC # 656366449
Additional Format Print version: Doping in sports. Berlin : Springer, 2010 9783540790877 (OCoLC)495595909

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