Performance Enhancing Drugs

Olivia Brooklyn
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GCSE GCSE PE (Definitions) Flashcards on Performance Enhancing Drugs, created by Olivia Brooklyn on 03/02/2014.

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Anabolic Steriods Drugs that mimic the male sex hormone testosterone and promote bone and muscle growth
Beta Blockers Drugs that are used to control heart rate and that have a calming and relaxing effect
Diuretics Drugs that elevate the rate of bodily urine excretion
Erythropoietin (EPO) A type of peptide hormone that increases the red blood cell count
Narcotic Analgesics Drugs that can be used to reduce the feeling of pain
Peptide Hormones Drugs that cause the production of other hormones
Stimulants Drugs that have an effect on the central nervous system, such as increased mental and / or physical alertness
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