Dietary supplements and medications in elite sport--polypharmacy or real need?

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The aim of this study was to describe qualitatively and quantitatively dietary supplements (DS) and medication use in elite athletes. Athletes (n=912; age 23.9 ± 6 years; 72% male) reported medications and DSs taken within 3 days before doping control. We analyzed data collected from 2006 to 2008, identified and classified substances. Total of 74.6… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.01026.x

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