The authors have compiled clinical and scientific research and reference material concerning the use and abuse of performance-enchancing substances among professional, Olympic-level, university and school athletes. In addition, data on health-effects of performance-enhancing substances and information concerning the legal aspects of substance use in sport and exercise are provided.About the Author:
Michael Bahrke, PhD, joined Human Kinetics Publishers in 1994 and is an acquisitions editor in the scientific, technical, and medical division. He was project director for an anabolic steroids research grant, one of the largest research projects ever funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). He has published many scientific papers on performance-enhancing substances and has made presentations on the topic at numerous scientific meetings, including the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting and the International Conference on the Abuse and Trafficking of Anabolic Steroids, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Bahrke earned a PhD in sport psychology in 1977 from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is a fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the European College of Sport Science. He is currently working with Dr. Yesalis on a new book for Human Kinetics, "The History of Doping in Sport." Charles Yesalis, ScD, is known worldwide for his research and teaching related to the nonmedical use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. He is currently professor of health policy and administration and exercise and sport science at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Yesalis has authored and coauthored more than 70 journal articles and has also edited or coauthored three books concerning steroid usage. He is a frequent presenter at international conferences throughout North America and Europe. In addition, he has testified before the U.S. Congress and acted as a consultant for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Drug Enforcement Administration, NFL Players Association, Food and Drug Administration, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He earned a master's degree in public health from the University of Michigan and a doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
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