7th Edition

Drugs in Sport

ISBN 9780415789417
Published February 25, 2018 by Routledge
430 Pages 23 B/W Illustrations

USD $58.95

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Book Description

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

Introducing an increased focus on inadvertent doping, athlete-support personnel as key stakeholders in the doping process, societal drug-use, and the role of national governing bodies and anti-doping organisations, the book covers key topics including:

    • an assessment of the prevalence of drug-taking 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 gene doping and biological passports
    • issues surrounding legal substances and ergogenic aids in supplements
    • 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 Use, Misuse and Regulation of Drugs 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

Kelsey Erickson and Susan H. Backhouse

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. Inadvertent Use of Prohibited Substances in Sport

David Mottram and Neil Chester

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

Neil Chester, Mark Stuart and David Mottram

8. Medical and Pharmacy Services for International Games

Mark Stuart 

Section 2: Substances and Methods Prohibited in Sport

9. Anabolic Agents

Neil Chester

10. Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors and Related Substances

David Mottram and Neil Chester

11. Beta-2 Agonists

Neil Chester and David Mottram

12. Hormone and Metabolic Modulators

Neil Chester

13. Diuretics and Masking Agents

David Mottram

14. Manipulation of Blood and Blood Components

Yorck Olaf Schumacher

15. Chemical and Physical Manipulation

David Mottram

16. Gene Doping

Dominic J. Wells

17. Stimulants

David Mottram

18. Narcotics

David Mottram

19. Cannabinoids

David Mottram

20. Glucocorticoids

Nick Wojek

21. Alcohol

David Mottram

22. Beta Blockers

David Mottram 

Section 3: Substances and Methods Permitted in Sport

23. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Nick Wojek

24. Sports Supplements and Herbal Preparations

Neil Chester

25. Caffeine

Neil Chester

Section 4: Evolving Issues Concerning Drug Use in Sport

26. Drug Use in Society and the Impact on the Anti-Doping Movement

Neil Chester and Jim McVeigh

27. Governance and Corruption in Sport with Respect to Doping

Neil King

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David R. 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 Polyclinic in the Athlete Village during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. David is currently providing education and training programmes on medicines management in sport for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). 

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, education and testing capacity and is a committee member of the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences Clean Sport Interest Group.