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Author Gregory, David F., author.

Title Sports pharmacy : performance enhancing drugs and the athlete / David F. Gregory, Erin R. Holmes, Shannon R. Singletary, Marvin C. Wilson.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Pharmacists Association, [2020]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK APHA    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (x, 136 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Non-Sport-Specific Local, State, and National Athletic Governing Bodies' Antidoping policies -- Comparative Anti-doping Policies of Sport-Specific United States Professional Sports Organizations -- Prohibited Substances and Their Actions -- Regulation of Performance Enhancing Drugs -- The Use of Supplements for Physical Performance Enhancement -- Performance Enhancing Drug Testing -- Therapeutic Uses of Performance Enhancing Drugs
Summary "Sports Pharmacy, Performance Enhancing Drugs, and the Athlete provides a comprehensive compilation of information in a single location on performance enhancing substances by United States collegiate, amateur and professional athletes. The pharmacology of all classes of performance enhancing drugs is discussed as well as any data that supports their use, covering a wide range of laws, policies, regulations concerning the use of substances by athletes. Questions are included throughout the text as well as case studies to demonstrate the complexity of the issues associated with the general topic of performance enhancing drugs. Comprehensive overview of drug polices for all amateur and professional sports organizations in the US. A single source handbook for clinicians and athletes as a comprehensive overview of performance enhancing drugs. Provides a comprehensive overview of therapeutic use exemptions in athletics. Overview of dietary supplement use in athletics, including risk vs. benefit, discussion of evidence, or lack of, for performance enhancing effects. Opportunities for pharmacists to specialize in "sports pharmacy" practice and their potential value as a member of a sports medicine team"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 25, 2020).
Subject Doping in sports -- Prevention.
Doping in Sports -- prevention & control. (DNLM)D004300Q000517
Doping in Sports -- legislation & jurisprudence. (DNLM)D004300Q000331
Performance-Enhancing Substances -- pharmacology. (DNLM)D058573Q000494
Performance-Enhancing Substances -- therapeutic use. (DNLM)D058573Q000627
Dietary Supplements. (DNLM)D019587
United States.
Added Author Holmes, Erin R., author.
Singletary, Shannon R., author.
Wilson, Marvin C., author.
American Pharmacists Association, issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: Gregory, David F.. Sports pharmacy Washington, D.C. : American Pharmacists Association, [2020] 9781582123226 (DLC) 2020007080
ISBN 1582123489 electronic publication
9781582123486 (electronic book)
9781582123226 paperback
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