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Title Doping in sports [electronic resource] / Detlef Thieme, Peter Hemmersbach, editors.

Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 540 p.) : ill.
Series Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; v. 195
Handbook of experimental pharmacology ; v. 195.
Bibliography 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.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Thieme, Detlef.
Hemmersbach, Peter.
Subject Doping in sports.
Doping in sports -- Prevention.
Sports -- Drug use.
Steroids -- Side effects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783540790884 (e-isbn)
3540790888 (e-isbn)