QUOTES OF THE WEEK
- RN news watch: complementary therapies update. Performance-Enhancing Pills Are Enticing Younger Athletes. // RN;Apr2002, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p22
- CME Quiz. // American Family Physician;11/1/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p1029
A quiz about the topics discussed at the November 1, 2008 issue of the periodical "American Family Physician" is presented, including the use of performance-enhancing supplements in sports, obesity and toilet training.
- clenbuterol. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p465
A definition of the term "clenbuterol," which refers to a drug that has been used in increasing muscle mass of athletes, is presented.
- Athletes and Growth Hormone. // Critical Care Alert;Jun2008 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article discusses the abuse of growth hormone by athletes due to the increasing scrutiny of athletic officials in testing for performance-enhancing drugs.
- Testosterone in Older Men: Is Low Normal Too Low? Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;2/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p23
The article reports on the result of the study which reveals that testosterone (TST) supplementation among young males with low-normal TST levels does not affect concomitant function mobility or strength change.
- CE Questions. // Drug Formulary Review;Jul2008 Supplement, Vol. 24, special section p4
A quiz concerning erythropoietin stimulating agents (ESAs), the current treatment option for chemotherapy-induced anemia (CIA), is presented.
- HEAD IN THE SAND? // Australian Triathlete;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p34
The article presents answers from top triathlon professionals regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) which include how prevalent are the use of PEDs by professional triathletes, what age group of triathletes use them, and what should be the penalty for a proven positive drug test.
- Armstrong Admits Doping in Oprah Interview: Report. Guest Voice // Moderate Voice;01/15/2013, p2
The article informs that cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs in interview with talk show hostess Oprah Winfray.
- A POSITIVE RESULT. BURGIN, ROBERT // Rugby League Week;4/17/2013, p38
The article reports that former NRL coach Murray Hurst will assume a full-time welfare role in Queensland which involves educating players on performance-enhancing drugs.