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Genetic Doping - IGF-1, Myostatin, Growth Hormone, Doping Test

Genes related to muscle growth and regeneration The growth and regeneration of muscle tissue can be achieved either by increasing the expression of genes that have a stimulating action, such as the insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1), or by inhibiting genes that usually act as repressors of growth processes, for example myostatin
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Definition and History of Doping

The term doping means the use (or abuse) of particular substances or medicines in order to artificially increase the physical performance and performance of the athlete. The use of doping is an infringement of both the ethics of sport and that of medical science. The term derives from the English word "dope": in the beginning, it meant a mixture of wine and tea drunk regularly by American slaves to remain active and work
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Genetic Doping - Erythropoietin, PPARD, Angiogenesis

Genetic doping and candidate genes Any physiological process related to energy production and movement could be considered a potential target of genetic doping, aimed at achieving a greater sports performance. In fact, genetic doping could be used to increase muscle strength and size, to prolong resistance to fatigue, to promote faster recovery from musculoskeletal traumas or to reduce the pain associated with stress
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Training and Diet for Muscle Strength Development

Edited by Ivan Mercolini Food, Integration and Doping We have seen that the adaptations that lead to the development of strength concern the nervous system and muscular hypertrophy. Muscle hypertrophy means increased muscle volume in terms of intracellular fluid retention, glycogen, atp-cp, increased myofibrils, etc
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Doping and its various destinations

Article by Beppe Cart Until about twenty years ago the word doping was known only to professional athletes and sports experts. Today this term of Anglo-Saxon origin is known to all of us, due to the repeated repetition of cases involving numerous elite athletes. I like to emphasize, that almost all doping drugs have been designed to treat various diseases: for example, some peptide hormones can stimulate the endogenous production of testosterone, some stimulants such as amphetamines, the hormone GH also known as growth hormone, the erythropoietic hormone etc
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Female doping

By Dr. Gianfranco De Angelis With the surprising increase in the number of women participating in the various sports competitions at all levels, it was foreseeable that sooner or later doping would appear. It is no longer possible to keep it hidden: even women have discovered doping substances and in particular the use and abuse of anabolic steroids
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Use of drugs for erectile dysfunction in sports

By Dr. Nicola Sacchi - Author of the book: Drugs and doping in sport - Introduction Among the latest discoveries in the pharmaceutical field, a prominent role is played by the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (5PDE) used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. These substances have been enormously successful on the market, so much so that in the last ten years they have filled the coffers of manufacturing industries
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The doping law

The law b. 376 of December 14, 2000 contains penal sanctions related to consumption and marketing of doping substances. The conduct incriminated are those provided for by art. 9: in paragraph 1 the sentence of imprisonment from 3 months to 3 years is established for those who procure, administer, assume or favor the use of doping substances in order to alter the athletes' performance or to modify the results of the checks (element constitutive of the conduct)
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WILL IT BE NATURAL?

Edited by Roberto Rillo - Book Author: Calisthenics BodyBuilding Will it be natural or is it doped? This question often fills the columns of the numerous body building forums. Not only that, this diatribe often occupies the discussions of the practitioners outside and inside the gyms, in short, it is a topic heard
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