oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Ergolytic and harmful drugs in sport
|Article Title||Ergolytic and harmful drugs in sport|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jun 1995|
|Pages||10 - 14|
|Keyword(s)||Alcohol, Analgesics, Antiarrhythmics, Anticoagulants, Antidiarrhoeals, Antimalarials, Anxiolytics, Beta-blockers, Caffeine, Codeine, Corticosteroids, Haeinatinics, Health risks, Hypoglycaemics, Iron supplements, Marijuana, Side effects and Tobacco|
Drugs in sport evokes certain dark images in oneï¿½s mind, with behind the scenes, secretive use of tablets and injections to improve on optimum preparation; and beat an opponent. Cheating in this way may involve so-called ergogenic aids. It refers to any means used to enhance energy utilization (performance).
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