Steroids Provide Competitive Edge Years After Doping Ends: Power Lifters

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 08:21 in Physics & Chemistry

Steroid use has been suspected in sports where building muscle strength, rather than endurance, is paramount. Power lifting is such a sport. Researchers have examined the impact of anabolic steroid use in power lifters years after the athletes ceased taking the drugs. They have found that while physical traces of the drug no longer remained, changes in the shoulder and quadriceps still gave lifters an edge.

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