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Factors associated with adolescent use of doping agents: anabolic-androgenic steroids.
AIMS The purpose was to assess the importance of risk factors such as socio-demographics, sports activities, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, use of certain psychotropic substances and violence inExpand
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Doping among high school students in Uppsala, Sweden: A presentation of the attitudes, distribution, side effects, and extent of use
The aim of this study was to determine the extent of doping drug use among adolescents in Uppsala, Sweden, and to analyse the main reasons for the use. An anonymous multiple-choice questionnaire wasExpand
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Special Attention to the Weight-Control Strategies Employed by Olympic Athletes Striving for Leanness Is Required
Background:Optimization of body weight and composition is a key priority for elite athletes striving for a competitive advantage. The present investigation was designed to characterize variousExpand
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The Swedish Blood Pass project
Manipulation of the blood's oxygen carrying capacity (CaO2) through reinfusion of red blood cells, injections of recombinant erythropoietin or by other means results in an increased maximal oxygenExpand
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Temperature-sensitive release of prostaglandin E₂ and diminished energy requirements in synovial tissue with postoperative cryotherapy: a prospective randomized study after knee arthroscopy.
BACKGROUND Local external cooling of the surgical field after joint surgery is intended to enhance recovery and to facilitate the use of outpatient surgery by reducing pain and improving mobility. WeExpand
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Analysis of intraosseous samples in endotoxemic shock – an experimental study in the anaesthetised pig
Intraosseous (IO) access is used in emergency situations to allow rapid initiation of treatment. IO access is also sometimes used for blood sampling, although data on accuracy of such sampling inExpand
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Adipositas athletica: a group of neglected conditions associated with medical risks
At the 2008 Olympics, the body weight of the athletes varied from 28 to 181 kg and many Olympic athletes therefore today have a stature far from the ancient Greek athletic ideals. Athletes and sportsExpand
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Younger patients and smokers report a higher level of pain after knee arthroscopy: a clinical and experimental study including synovial metabolism
PurposeFactors associated with post-surgical pain are not fully explored. The aim of this study was to identify determinants of postoperative pain after arthroscopic surgery of the knee. SynovialExpand
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[»Shermer's neck« is a rare injury in long-distance cycle races. Association with diplopia described for the first time].
Shermer's neck was first described in 1983 in an ultra-distance cyclist and it is often associated with neck pain (in our patient diplopia as first symptom) and exhaustion and impaired neck motorExpand
The following talks were given at the conference: Are better quality and increased productivity profitable? (Gummesson,E); Best in Sweden - increased quality as a competitive weapon (Ekman,B); BestExpand