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Sport and Exercise Pharmacology

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ISBN-10: 0873229371

ISBN-13: 9780873229371

Edition: 2000

Authors: Stan Reents

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Description:

Adressing a range of chemical substances, recreational, prescription and social, this reference for professionals in sports medicine shows how they can affect performance and how exercise can affect the way these chemicals work.
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: 7/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Credits
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Better Clinical Research Is Needed
References
Cardiopulmonary Agents
Beta-Receptor Antagonists (Beta-Blockers)
How Exercise Affects the Action of Beta-Blockers
How Beta-Blockers Affect Exercisers
How Beta-Blockers Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Diuretics
How Exercise Affects the Action of Diuretics
How Diuretics Affect Exercisers
How Diuretics Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Other Antihypertensive Drugs
How Exercise Affects the Action of Antihypertensive Drugs
How Antihypertensive Drugs Affect Exercisers
How Antihypertensive Drugs Affect Exercise Performance
Can a Conditioning Effect Be Achieved While Taking Antihypertensive Drugs?
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Sympathomimetics
How Exercise Affects the Action of Sympathomimetics
How Sympathomimetics Affect Exercisers
How Sympathomimetics Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Bronchodilators and Respiratory Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction
Introduction to Respiratory Drugs
How Exercise Affects the Action of Bronchodilators and Respiratory Anti-Inflammatory Agents
How Respiratory Agents Affect Exercisers
How Respiratory Agents Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Hormonal Agents
Human Growth Hormone
Somatrem and Somatropin
How Exercise Affects the Action of Growth Hormone
How Growth Hormone Affects Exercisers
How Growth Hormone Affects Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Androgenic-Anabolic Steroids
How Exercise Affects the Action of Androgenic-Anabolic Steroids
How Androgenic-Anabolic Steroids Affect Exercisers
How Androgenic-Anabolic Steroids Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Metabolic Agents
Creatine
How Exercise Affects the Action of Creatine Supplements
Dosing Strategies and Effects on Tissue Concentrations of Creatine
How Creatine Supplements Affect Exercisers
How Creatine Supplements Affect Exercise Performance
Dietary Factors and Their Effects on the Response to Creatine
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Iron and Erythropoietin (Epoetin Alfa)
Hematinic Agents
How Exercise Affects the Action of Epoetin Alfa and Iron
How Epoetin Alfa and Iron Supplements Affect Exercisers
How Epoetin Alfa and Iron Supplements Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Antilipemic Agents
Antilipemic Agents
How Exercise Affects the Action of Antilipemic Agents
How Antilipemic Agents Affect Exercisers
How Antilipemic Agents Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Salicylates
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
How Exercise Affects the Action of Anti-Inflammatory Agents
How Anti-Inflammatory Agents Affect Exercisers
How Anti-Inflammatory Agents Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Nutritional Supplements
Pharmaceutical or Nutraceutical? The DSHEA Law of 1994
DHEA and Androstenedione
Chromium
Coenzyme Q-10
Sodium Bicarbonate
References
Socially Used Drugs
Caffeine
How Exercise Affects the Action of Caffeine
How Caffeine Affects Exercisers
How Caffeine Affects Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Ethanol
How Exercise Affects the Action of Ethanol
How Ethanol Affects Exercisers
How Ethanol Affects Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Amphetamines and Cocaine
How Exercise Affects the Action of Cocaine and Amphetamines
How Cocaine and Amphetamines Affect Exercisers
How Amphetamines and Cocaine Affect Exercise Performance
Avoiding Potential Complications
References
Final Thoughts
Exercise: The Overlooked Prescription
Improving the Therapeutic Use of Exercise
Becoming More Proactive in Recommending Exercise
Guidelines for Physicians, Trainers, Teachers, and Parents
References
Additional Information Sources for Drugs and Exercise
About the Author