Drugs in Sport

Front Cover
David R. Mottram
Routledge, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 420 pages

With the recent major updates in worldwide anti-doping laws and changes to the prohibited and therapeutic exemption lists, this fourth edition of the bestselling Drugs in Sportpresents authoritative, hard science information about the actions of drugs, hormones, medication and nutritional supplements in sport.

Written by a well respected pharmacologist from one of the UKÔ€™s leading sports science universities, this much-needed new edition of a market leader continues to focus on one of the most high profile themes in sport science, providing high quality detailed information. Some of the key issues covered include:

* the latest doping control regulations of the WADA
* the use of therapeutic drugs banned in sport
* an assessment of the prevalence of drug taking in sport.