Anabolic steroids in athletics: How well do they work and how dangerous are they?

  title={Anabolic steroids in athletics: How well do they work and how dangerous are they?},
  author={D. R. Lamb},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={31 - 38}
  • D. R. Lamb
  • Published 1984
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • The use of anabolic drugs by athletes who wish to increase lean body mass and improve muscular strength is widespread, especially among elite weight-trained athletes. The current regimens used for steroid doping include combinations of injectable and oral preparations of steroids at doses 10 to 40 times greater than those prescribed therapeutically. Most of the scientific studies of steroid use by healthy male athletes have used steroid doses substantially lower than those used by many athletes… CONTINUE READING
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