Boosting Performance: Legally or Not
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The (ab)use of analeptics in daily life, above all as performance-enhancing drugs in endurance sports, has been made possible by new insights into endocrine regulation of basic metabolic circuits. National and international antidoping rules and regulations list the following compound classes as forbidden: analeptics, anesthetics, anabolics, diuretics, peptide hormones, beta blockers, and substances masking forbidden compounds.
KeywordsGrowth Hormone Luteinizing Hormone Beta Blocker Peptide Hormone Anabolic Steroid
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