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Unformatted text preview: s which carry more oxygen to improve endurance EPO Drugs developed that had same/better effects as blood doping Increased the body’s production of red blood cells CERA Synthetic hormones that function similarly to EPO and remains in blood for longer period. IOC holds on to samples for 8 years in case new tests become available. Performance Enhancing Drugs
Performance Enhancing Drugs Ephedra/Ephedrine/Pseudoephedrine Plant whose properties have been used as a stimulant in fat burning pills and supplements Human Growth Hormone Produced naturally by the pituitary gland in the brain and stimulates the growth of muscle, cartilage and bone.
Used by athletes to promote muscle growth 2011 NFL CBA – players may be tested for HGH Diuretics and Masking Agents Increase and encourage urination – reduce a person’s water weight by inducing dehydration used to facilitate flushing the presence from body’s system Performance Enhancing Drugs
Performance Enhancing Drugs Gene Doping Using genetic engineer...
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