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Published: 16 May 2012

288 Pages | 30 b/w illus.

5 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199581467

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Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat

The Science Behind Drugs in Sport

Chris Cooper

  • Looks at the performance of top athletes and considers the limitations of human performance
  • Explains how drugs work and the challenges of testing for them
  • Considers recent research with rats and mice to study physical limitations
  • Raises ethical questions for the future of sport and improving human performance

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