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Published: 15 September 2013

320 Pages | Approximately 30 black and white illustrations

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199678785

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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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