Androgenic-anabolic steroids and the Olympic Games.

@article{Fitch2008AndrogenicanabolicSA,
  title={Androgenic-anabolic steroids and the Olympic Games.},
  author={Kenneth Fitch},
  journal={Asian journal of andrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          384-90
        }
}
Androgenic-anabolic steroids (AAS) have been misused by athletes at the Olympic Games, both before and after they were prohibited in sport in 1974. Systematic doping with AAS occurred in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1965 to 1989 which assisted that country to win many medals at Olympic Games, especially in female events. Currently, AAS are the most frequent category of prohibited substances detected in the urine of athletes both globally and at the last two Summer Olympic Games… CONTINUE READING
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