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8th Edition

Drugs in Sport

ISBN 9780367560294
Published January 25, 2022 by Routledge
504 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of performance enhancement and doping within sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, procedures and landmark cases, this 8th edition explores the science behind drug use in sport, as well as its ethical, social, political and administrative context.

Introducing an increased focus on athletes with specific needs and on corrupt doping practices, the book covers key topics including:

- an evaluation of the prevalence of doping in sport;

- the latest doping control regulations stipulated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA);

- the science and side effects of each major class of drug used in sport;

- cutting-edge issues such as drug use by transgender athletes;

- medical and anti-doping considerations for athletes with an impairment;

- governance and corruption in sport including institutionalised doping;

- issues surrounding sport nutrition and supplement use in sport;

- medical and pharmaceutical services at major sporting events.

Accessibly written, and supported throughout with illustrative case studies and data, Drugs in Sport provides a crucial and objective resource for students and researchers, athletes, sports scientists, coaches and athlete-support staff, journalists, sports administrators and policymakers, alike.

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Context and Regulation of Drug Use in Sport

1. Drugs and their Use in Sport

David Mottram

2. The Evolution of Doping and Anti-doping in Sport

David Mottram

3. Prevalence of Doping in Sport

Andrea Petróczi, John Gleaves, Olivier De Hon, Dominic Sagoe, and Martial Saugy

4. Regulation of Anti-doping in Sport – International and National Operational Frameworks

Neil Chester and Nick Wojek

5. Doping Control in Sport

Neil Chester, Nick Wojek and Yorck Olaf Schumacher

6. The Role of Athlete Support Personnel in Drug Use in Sport

Neil Chester, Mark Stuart, and David Mottram

7. Medical and Pharmacy Services for International Games

Mark Stuart

Section 2: Substances and Methods Used and Misused in Sport

8. Anabolic Agents

Neil Chester

9. Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors, Related Substances and Mimetics

David Mottram and Neil Chester

10. Beta-2 Agonists

Neil Chester and David Mottram

11. Hormone and Metabolic Modulators

Neil Chester

12. Diuretics and Masking Agents

David Mottram

13. Manipulation of Blood and Blood Components

Yorck Olaf Schumacher

14. Chemical and Physical Manipulation

David Mottram

15. The potential for gene and cell doping in sport

Dominic J. Wells

16. Stimulants

David Mottram

17. Caffeine

Neil Chester

18. Cannabinoids

David Mottram

19. Glucocorticoids

Nick Wojek

20. Narcotics

David Mottram

21. Non-narcotic analgesics and Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Nick Wojek

22. Beta Blockers

David Mottram

23. Alcohol

David Mottram

24. Sports Nutrition, Supplements and Herbal Preparations

Neil Chester

Section 3: Evolving Issues Concerning Drug Use in Sport

25. Drug Use in Society and the Potential Impact on the Anti-doping Movement

Neil Chester and Jim Mcveigh

Chapter 26: Inadvertent Use of Prohibited Substances in Sport

David Mottram and Neil Chester

27. Hormonal Treatments for Transgender Athletes and Athletes with a

Difference of Sex Development

Stéphane Bermon and Alma Kajéniené

28. Medical and Anti-doping Consideration for Athletes with Disability

Cheri Blauwet and Alexandra Gundersen

29. Governance and Corruption in Sport with Respect to Doping

Neil King

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David Mottram is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He was a member of the organising committee for pharmacy services for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and part of the medical services team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. David is currently providing education and training programmes on drug use in sport and on doping control for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Testing Agency (ITA).

Neil Chester is Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. His teaching commitments are in exercise physiology with a particular focus in sports nutrition, supplementation, drug use and anti-doping in addition to research ethics and ethics in sport and professional practice. Neil works closely with UK Anti-Doping in a research, consultancy and testing capacity and is a member of the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences Integrity Advisory Group and Clean Sport Interest Group.