Anabolic Steroids

Anabolic Steroids / Matthew Rhea, Pedro J. Marin Cabezuelo, Mark Peterson, Jeffrey L. Alexander, Ben Potenziano, Derek J. Bunker, Eric L. Sauers, Randy D. Danielsen. - (Clinician Reviews 18 (2008) 11 (November); p. 26-31)
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Abstract

Illicit use of anabolic steroids, a significant issue in the United States, is by no means restricted to elite athletes or adolescent sport participants. While steroids can stimulate and enhance muscle tissue development, long-term or excessive use can increase the risk of heart attack, cancer, and/or psychologic impairments. This review examines the prevalence of steroid use, associated benefits and risks, and the importance of accelerating effective education and prevention efforts.

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1 November 2008
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Alexander, Jeffrey L.
Bunker, Derek J.
Danielsen, Randy D.
Marin Cabezuelo, Pedro J.
Peterson, Mark
Potenziano, Ben
Rhea, Matthew
Sauers, Eric L.
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