Performance-Enhancing Drugs: A New Reality in Sport and A Real Show ground for Pharmacists

Janevik-Ivanovska, Emilija and Sterjova, Marija and Popeska, Biljana (2014) Performance-Enhancing Drugs: A New Reality in Sport and A Real Show ground for Pharmacists. In: Physical Education and Sport - Competences for Life, 9 - 12 Oct 2014, National Sports Academy "Vassil Levski", Sofija, Bulgaria.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to show the increasing need of the pharmacists for supporting athletes in maintaining their health, aiding recovery and providing essential information about the quality use of medicines in the context of their engagement with sport. To know that athletes who are required to use medicines for selected medical conditions are able to obtain a therapeutic use exemption under certain circumstances and also be able to examine how medicines literacy is a critical aspect for athletes including an understanding of the nature, safety, quality and status of supplements and substances purchased from a variety of sources.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Marija Arev
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 11:11
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 11:11
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/11486

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