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Hormone Use and Abuse by Athletes

Series: Endocrine Updates, Vol. 29

Ghigo, Ezio, Lanfranco, Fabio, Strasburger, Christian J. (Eds.)

2011, XII, 180 p.

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From the reviews:

“Part of the Series Endocrine Uptakes, this timely book is written by an international team. It has 17 chapters. … For all those practicing sport medicine.” (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), Vol. 9 (2), December, 2011)

“Hormone Use and Abuse by Athletes is a 178-page volume comprising 17 chapters written by clinicians and researchers in endocrinology from the United States, Europe, and Australia. … The most important contribution of Hormone Use and Abuse by Athletes is its excellent, comprehensive, evidence-based review of how direct and indirect methods can be used … . Hormone Use and Abuse by Athletes is highly recommended for all involved in working with athletes.” (Dilip R. Patel, Journal of the American Medical Association, May, 2011)

“This book illustrates the impact of the physiological and endocrinological changes of exogenous hormones on athletes … . The authors are well-known experts and researchers in the fields of endocrinology, endocrine physiology, pharmacology, and doping detection. Their audience includes all professionals involved in sports medicine and endocrinology. … book provides a solid foundation in the physiology and endocrinology of hormone effects in sports. It also discusses at great length the most commonly abused hormones with respect to their long-term effects, toxicity, and detection.” (Haihong Mao, Doody’s Book Reviews, January, 2011)

 

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