Prevalence of legal and illegal stimulating agents in sports

  title={Prevalence of legal and illegal stimulating agents in sports},
  author={K. Deventer and K. Roels and F. Delbeke and P. Eenoo},
  journal={Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry},
  • K. Deventer, K. Roels, +1 author P. Eenoo
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • This paper reviews the prevalence of legal and illegal stimulants in relation to doping-control analysis. Stimulants are among the oldest classes of doping agents, having been used since ancient times. Despite the ease with which they can be detected and the availability of sensitive detection methods, stimulants are still popular among athletes. Indeed, they remain one of the top three most popular classes of prohibited substances. Because the list of legal and illegal stimulants is extensive… CONTINUE READING
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