Androgens and athletic performance of elite female athletes

@article{Bermon2017AndrogensAA,
  title={Androgens and athletic performance of elite female athletes},
  author={S. Bermon},
  journal={Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={246–251}
}
  • S. Bermon
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity
  • Purpose of review During the last decades androgens have been used illicitly by athletes of both genders. Because of some obvious ethical limitations, mechanisms underlying the performance-enhancing effects of these hormone or drugs, as well as the magnitude of their effects, have been poorly addressed. This review aims to combine findings from field and from the laboratory to provide new insights into the ergogenic properties of endogenous or exogenous androgens on female athletes. Recent… CONTINUE READING
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