Drug abuse in sport
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Drug abuse in sport doping by Mehrdad Hamidi

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Anabolic steroids,
  • Drug use,
  • Athletes,
  • Doping in sports,
  • Health aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditors, Mehrdad Hamidi, Mohammad-Ali Shahbazi and Hajar Ashrafi
LC ClassificationsRC1230 .D778 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25287793M
ISBN 109781613245743
LC Control Number2011029463

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