Anabolic Steroids in Sport and Exercise

ExRx.net > Store > Drugs > Book

Anabolic Steroids in Sport and ExerciseCharles E. Yesalis
2nd Edition
2000
US Price: $57
512 pages
9780880117869

About the Editor | Table of Contents | Audiences

Whatever your situation-as sports medicine specialist, researcher, health educator, coach-the problem of anabolic steroid use and abuse is a continuing issue for all sport professionals. Reference for exercise scientists, sports medicine specialists, sport administrators and professionals, coaches, and teachers. Text for specialized courses in sport sciences or sports ethics.

Edited by Dr. Charles Yesalis, a recognized authority with 20 years experience in the field of drug abuse, Anabolic Steroids in Sport and Exercise, Second Edition is the most comprehensive reference text available today, offering the following features: 

This revised and expanded second edition of Anabolic Steroids in Sport and Exercise incorporates the latest research, experience and insights of 15 experts on the scientific, clinical, historical, legal, and other aspects of steroid abuse and drug testing. It provides a historical perspective on their use and abuse in exercise and sport, their physical and psychological effects, and issues relating to dependency, testing, intervention, withdrawal, treatment programs, and the legal ramifications of steroid use and abuse.

Anabolic Steroids in Sport and Exercise, Second Edition will give you an up-to-date, comprehensive understanding of all aspects of steroid use and abuse as well as testing, treatment, and prevention options.


About the Editor

Renowned worldwide for research and teaching experience related to nonmedical use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, Charles Yesalis, ScD, MPH, is currently professor of Health Policy and Administration and Exercise and Sport Science at The Pennsylvania State University.

Author or coauthor of more than 60 journal articles and a frequent presenter at international conferences throughout the United States, Canada, France, Sweden, and the Czech Republic, he has also edited or coauthored three books concerning steroid usage.

In addition to testifying before the U.S. Congress, he has acted as consultant for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Drug Enforcement Administration, NFL Players Association, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Olympic Committee, National College Athletic Association, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Dr. Yesalis earned a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan and a doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

In his leisure time he enjoys military history as well as racquetball, weightlifting, and running.


Table of Contents


Audiences

Reference for exercise scientists, sports medicine specialists, sport administrators and professionals, coaches, and teachers. Text for specialized courses in sport sciences or sports ethics.


Order: 1-888-321-ExRx (toll free) or 816-728-3979

Add to Shopping Cart | View Cart / Checkout | Ordering Info | Product Menu | Similar Products