Navigation Links
Anabolic steroids provide a competitive edge in power lifting years after doping has ended
Date:9/24/2008

HILTON HEAD, SCAnabolic steroids are synthetic hormones derived from the human male hormone testosterone. The use of steroids has been suspected in professional baseball and other sports where building muscle strength, rather than endurance, is paramount. Power lifting is such a sport. A team of researchers has examined the impact of anabolic steroid use on power lifters years after the athletes had ceased to take the drugs. The researchers found that while physical traces of the drug no longer remained, changes in the shoulder and quadriceps still gave lifters an advantage years later.

The research was conducted by Anders Eriksson and Lars-Eric Thornell, Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section conducted the study for Anatomy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden; Christer Malm, Ume University and Winternet and Patrik Bonnerud, Department of Health Science, Section for Medical Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden; and Fawzi Kadi, Department of Physical Education and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden.

Dr. Eriksson will discuss the team's study, "Anabolic Steroids Withdrawal in Strength Trained Athletes: How Does It Affect Skeletal Muscles?," at a conference sponsored by the American Physiological Society (APS; www.The-APS.org). The conference, The Integrative Biology of Exercise V, will be held September 24-27, 2008 in Hilton Head, SC.

Background

Power lifting is a strength sport, requiring the use of a heavy dumbbell to perform three repetitions each of a squat, a bench press and a dead lift. It is in some ways similar to weight lifting, but where weightlifting is a dynamic sport, power lifting is a static one.

Power lifters focus on body strength, which relies heavily on muscle. The body's main muscle fiber types: type I, type IIA and type IIB. Type I is the weakest and slowest, but has the most endurance. Type IIA is the strongest and fastest, bu
'/>"/>

Contact: Donna Krupa
DKrupa@the-APS.org
703-967-2751
American Physiological Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Too much sugar turns off gene that controls the effects of sex steroids
2. Plant steroids offer new paradigm for how hormones work
3. M2SYS Partners With Gnosis Medical Services to Provide Accurate Patient Identification in Developing Countries Through Innovative Biometrics Solution
4. Improved e-jet printing provides higher resolution and more versatility
5. Canada provides $1.4M for removal of hazardous trees from provincial recreation sites
6. Fujitsu and HT Systems Partner to Provide Biometric Patient Identity Management
7. Fujitsu and HT Systems Partner to Provide Biometric Patient Identity Management
8. M2SYS Technology Partners with TeraCorp Enterprises to Provide Added Security Within Check Cashing Solution
9. Study involving more than 100 scientists provides new insights on green algae
10. Shell Provides Consumers Gasoline Industrys First Pay By Touch Technology at the Pump
11. Antioxidants could provide all-purpose radiation protection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... two Simon Fraser University research associates, cite new ... collaborate closely on minimizing damage to the natural ... Maureen Ryan, David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellows ... international co-authors of the newly published research in ... , Shale gas development is the extraction of ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... prestin was found to be a key gene responsible for ... the hair cells of the inner ear that contracts and ... an antique phonograph horn, amplify sound waves to make hearing ... in the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and ... has also independently evolved to play a critical role in ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... the National Science Foundation (NSF), counters a widely-held ... warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes store ... atmosphere. , The study, published this week ... thermokarst lakes, which occur as permafrost thaws and ... water, converting what was previously frozen land into ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists warn time to stop drilling in the dark 2Scientists warn time to stop drilling in the dark 3Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release 2
... HOBOKEN, N.J. (June 23, 2010) An estimated 60 ... commonly known as hay fever, according to the American Academy ... allergic inflammation of the nasal airways that causes itching, swelling, ... the June 14, 2010 issue of Phytotherapy Research ...
... scientists from the University of Nevada, Reno, DRI, Arizona ... from a two-week expedition to Guatemala,s tropical high-mountain Lake ... the algae blooms that have assailed the ecosystem and ... lake,s water is contaminated with watershed runoff and waste ...
... In what is believed to be the largest review of the ... more likely to clump faster than others, scientists at Johns Hopkins ... they say likely control that bodily function. "Our results give ... from these genes, to develop tests that could help us identify ...
Cached Biology News:Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 2Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 3American team of scientists help protect Guatemala's Lake Atitlan 2American team of scientists help protect Guatemala's Lake Atitlan 3Genetic septet in control of blood platelet clotting 2Genetic septet in control of blood platelet clotting 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... consumers, are increasingly searching for food alternatives that ... nutritional benefits. The food ingredient market has numerous ... players such as Vital Force Technology (VFT). ... more than 4,000 energetic patterns, all tested to ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Turing, the British mathematician (1912-1954), is famous for a ... 20th century. In 1936 he published a paper, which ... formal concept of a computer algorithm. He next played ... the machines which cracked the German military codes, enabling ... battles. And in the late 1940,s he turned his ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 According to a ... Dots Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, ... valued at USD 88.5 million in 2011, which is ... at a CAGR of 53.8% from 2013 to 2023. ... at  http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/quantum-dots.html Increasing demand for energy ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... DUBLIN , July 31, 2014 ... the "Global Genomics Market 2014-2018" report to ... Genomics is the study of the genetic ... to be a strong basis for the discovery and ... of human diseases or health conditions. Genomics is supported ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Functional Ingredient Manufacturer – Vital Force Technology Infuses Raw Materials & Ingredients with Subtle Energy Formula 2A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain the formation of fingers 2A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain the formation of fingers 3Global Quantum Dots Market is Expected to Reach USD 8,246.8 Million in 2023: Transparency Market Research 2Global Quantum Dots Market is Expected to Reach USD 8,246.8 Million in 2023: Transparency Market Research 3Global Quantum Dots Market is Expected to Reach USD 8,246.8 Million in 2023: Transparency Market Research 4Global Genomics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Life Technologies, Qiagen and Illumina 2
... Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), ... http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving ... said today that it believes the executive order signed ... of stem cell research is a significant move forward ...
... Cynvec LLC, a privately held biotechnology company focused on ... of the sindbis viral vector, today announced that Frank ... the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference ... p.m. ET. About Cynvec LLC , ...
... March 9 Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held ... novel treatments for cancer and autoimmune disease, today announced ... Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer and Edward (Tad) ... "Ulrik and Tad have both played critical roles ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cord Blood America Sees Significant Positives in President Obama's Lifting of Stem Cell Funding Restrictions 2Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Promotes Ulrik B. Nielsen, Ph.D. to Chief Scientific Officer and Edward J. Stewart to Senior Vice President of Business Development 2
WNV Core Antibody...
Rad51, N-terminal...
Rabbit polyclonal to WWOX8 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 51741 SwissProtID: Q9NZC7-8...
Goat polyclonal to T7 tag (Agarose) Immunogen: Goats were immunized with MASMTGGQQMG (T7) conjugated to KLH.After multiple immunizations in Freund's adjuvant, serum was collected....
Biology Products: