Chapter 16

Ergogenic Aids for Fitness and Athletics

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Key Concepts

amphetamine anabolic steroid androstenedione
arginine beta-alanine beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB)
blood doping caffeine creatine
creatine loading dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) ergogenic aid
erythrocythemia erythropoietin glycogen supercompensation
growth hormone phosphate loading prohormone
pyruvate sodium bicarbonate sodium phosphate

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Websites

The Physician and Sports Medicine: Ergogenic Aids: http://www.physsportsmed.com/issues/1997/04apr/eichner.htm
NIDA Research Report—Steroid Abuse and Addiction: http://www.nida.nih.gov/ResearchReports/Steroids/AnabolicSteroids.html
Creatine Supplementation: http://www.rice.edu/~jenky/sports/creatine.html
Sports Science Creatine Review: http://www.sportsci.org/traintech/creatine/rbk.html
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://www.usantidoping.org
NCAA Drug Testing: http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/ncaahome?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/ncaa/NCAA/Legislation+and+Governance/Eligibility+and+Recruiting/Drug+Testing/drug_testing.html