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     This page is an index for all the articles at the Sportscience site that relate to the medical aspects of sport and performance. We include also articles on mechamisms of performance and pathology. Articles within each topic are sorted by date, with the most recent at the top.
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Adaptation
Aging
Biochemistry
Blood and Drug Tests
Hormones (Endocrine System)
Illness and Other Dysfunction
Injuries


Adaptation

1998:

Acclimatization to Intermediate Altitudes 

Luanne F. Hallagan and Edwin C. Pigman

Heat Acclimatization

Lawrence E. Armstrong

Jet-lag: Symptoms and Treatment

Thomas Reilly


Aging
1998:

Aging and Exercise

Roy J. Shephard


Biochemistry

 2001:
Exercise-induced Metabolic Acidosis, by Rob Robergs. An argument against lactic acid as the source of acidity in hard exercise.


Blood and Drug Tests

 2005:
EPO Abuse: a Test Case. False positives in a test for drug cheats.
 2001:
Doping Disaster for Finnish Ski Team, by Stephen Seiler. Six world-class athletes test positive for a banned plasma-volume expander.
 2000:

Positive Drug Tests from Supplements, by Louise Burke. Advice for athletes and manufacturers.

Tests for EPO Abuse by Will Hopkins

 1997-1999:

Skeleton in the Freezer by Stephen Seiler

Blood Testing for Professional cyclists: What's a Fair Hematocrit Limit?

David T. Martin

Tighter Control on EPO Use by Skiers

Stephen Seiler


Hormones (Endocrine Systems)

2003 In Brief: Testosterone Talent Test? Grant Tomkinson.
1998:

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids: Mechanism of Action and Effects on Performance

Thomas D. Fahey

Anabolic Steroids: Side Effects

Harm Kuipers

Worth the Risk? (steroid abuse)

Mary Ann Wallace


Illness and Other Dysfunction

1998:

Sudden Death and Exercise by Tim Noakes. The risk of death is greater during exercise, but regular exercise lowers overall risk.

Wrestlers' Deaths

Tim Noakes

Eating Disorders in Males

Stephen Seiler

Testosterone and Reproductive Dysfunction in Endurance-Trained Men

Anthony C. Hackney


Injuries

1998:

Ankle Acute Injuries

Karim Khan and Peter Bruker

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Treatment and Rehabilitation

Mervyn J. Cross

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Prostheses 

Michael G. Dunn


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