Anabolic Steroids by PAT LENEHAN

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The use of anabolic steroids both in and outside of competitive sport is becoming more widespread. This topical book brings together the key issues surrounding these contentious drugs - their mode of action, side effects, and the physiological and psychological risks and effects of overdose. Outlining the history and social context of these compounds, Anabolic Steroids provides a comprehensive profile of the most commonly used steroids. Students and professionals in the fields of sport science, pharmacology, pharmacy, and a whole range of health sciences will find this a concise and engaging appraisal of the current situation regarding anabolic steroid use and abuse. Anabolic Steroids Patrick Lenehan, The Drugs and Sport Information Service, Merseyside, UK Both remarka bly concise and comprehensive, this text provides readers with an historical, sociological, pyschological, and medical profile of anabolic steroids in a lucid format that will appeal to a broad range of students and professionals. - looks in depth at the various risks and effects of steroid use and abuse, including its multiple side effects - talks about its use both in competitive and non competitive sports - explains how it is supplied and utilized - provides in-depth profiles of the most common steroids - includes discussion of steroid counterfeits and other performance- enhancing drugs Catalog no. TF1473, 2003, 160 pp., ISBN: 0-4152-8030-3, $49.95 / £22.99



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Published March 16, 2007 by Taylor and Francis CRC ebook account. 157 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors, Self Help. Non-fiction

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