Nutritional Supplements and Doping

@article{Pipe2002NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional Supplements and Doping},
  author={Andrew L. Pipe and Christiane Ayotte},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={245-249}
}
  • A. PipeC. Ayotte
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Education, Medicine
  • Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine
ContextThe problems of doping in sport and the increasing use of nutritional supplements by athletes are issues that intersect to the degree that a large number of supplements may contain substances that are banned in sport. Many supplements contain substances that are associated with significant health hazards. Athletes consuming such supplement products may jeopardize their sporting status, and their health. ObjectivesTo clarify and summarize the current status of dietary supplements in… 

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The continuing story of nutritional supplements and doping infractions

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Cardiovascular toxicities of performance-enhancing substances in sports.

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  • Economics
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  • 2015
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Performance-enhancing drugs, supplements and the athlete's heart : performance-enhancing and the heart

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