ergogenic drug


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A term used primarily by weight athletes for any drug intended to improve performance

ergogenic drug

Performance-enhancing drug Sports medicine A weight training-term for any performance-enhancing substance. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training.
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Taking medications as ergogenic drugs in the 1954 Olympic weightlifters began to spread over most sports.
2006) Popular ergogenic drugs and supplements in young athletes.
Knopp WD, Wang TW, Bach Jr BR: Ergogenic drugs in sports.