Sports doping in the adolescent: the Faustian conundrum of Hors de Combat.

Abstract

The drive toward success in sports and the need for a cosmetically acceptable appearance have driven many adolescents to take a wide variety of so-called doping substances. The consumption of these chemicals in the hope and hype of improved sports performance, fueled by the easing of government restrictions on their proof of safety and efficacy, has… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pcl.2010.02.008

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