TITLE

Prohibition of artificial hypoxic environments in sports: health risks rather than ethics

AUTHOR(S)
Franchini, Massimo; Guidi, Gian Cesare; Lippi, Giuseppe
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism;Dec2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p1206
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There is actual debate on a recent position of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which has cautiously refrained from banning hypoxic tents and intends to monitor their health risk. Regardless of teleological and deontological concepts, we highlight that the health risks inherent to the widespread use of these artificial performance-enhancing devices would make them as unsafe as other forms of blood doping.
ACCESSION #
28534542

 

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