Anabolic Steroids and the Athlete, 2d ed.
The first edition of this work, published in 1982, concentrated on the athlete's use of and the physician's knowledge of, anabolic steroids. This fully updated second edition discusses the continuing controversy over their use in competitive sports. An introduction of the use and abuse of anabolic steroids is followed by chapters on such topics as anabolic steroid compounds, the anabolic-to-androgen ratio, basic principles of muscle building, current anabolic steroid preparations, anabolic steroid regimes used by athletes, the enhancement of athletic performance, adverse physical effects and mental health risks, the classification of anabolic steroids as controlled substances, growth hormones and other anabolic hormones, the limits of urine drug testing, medical applications of anabolic steroids, muscle building and ergogenic supplements, and addictions.
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Acknowledgments vu Preface
The Two Faces of Anabolic Steroids
Description of Anabolic Steroid Compounds
AnabolictoAndrogenic Ratio Therapeutic Index
Basic Principles of Muscle Building
Current Anabolic Steroid Preparations
Anabolic Steroid Regimes Used by Athletes
How Anabolic Steroids Enhance Athletic Performance
Limits of Urine Drug Testing
The Early Search for Medical Applications of Testosterone
Current and Future Medical Uses of Anabolic Steroids
Muscle Building and Ergogenic Supplements
Heroes and Hulks Hooked on Hormones
Questions and Answers
The Steroid Trafficking Act of 1990
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