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Published online: 2009-04-27
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Use of testosterone and anabolic androgenic steroids in sport

Marek Mędraś, Paweł Jóźków
Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(3):204-209.

open access

Vol 60, No 3 (2009)
Review article
Published online: 2009-04-27
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract

Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and testosterone are the most frequently detected prohibited doping agents in sport. Professional competitors have been taking them since the fifties of the 20th century, they are used at present mainly by sport amateurs.
Anabolic Androgenic Steroids are very often used in combination with other doping agents (erythropoietin, growth hormone, thyroxin). Apart from desirable for athletes anabolic and anticatabolic properties AAS have many side effects. In extreme cases doping with AAS can be life-threatening.

Abstract

Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and testosterone are the most frequently detected prohibited doping agents in sport. Professional competitors have been taking them since the fifties of the 20th century, they are used at present mainly by sport amateurs.
Anabolic Androgenic Steroids are very often used in combination with other doping agents (erythropoietin, growth hormone, thyroxin). Apart from desirable for athletes anabolic and anticatabolic properties AAS have many side effects. In extreme cases doping with AAS can be life-threatening.
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Keywords

anabolic androgenic steroids; AAS; testosterone; doping

About this article
Title

Use of testosterone and anabolic androgenic steroids in sport

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 60, No 3 (2009)

Pages

204-209

Published online

2009-04-27

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(3):204-209.

Keywords

anabolic androgenic steroids
AAS
testosterone
doping

Authors

Marek Mędraś
Paweł Jóźków

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