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Post-cycle therapy for performance and image enhancing drug users: A qualitative investigation

Griffiths, Scott; Henshaw, Richard; McKay, Fiona H.; Dunn, Matthew

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Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetic forms of the hormone testosterone and their nonmedical use is related to increased muscle size, muscle mass, and strength. A primary concern regarding exogenousAAS use is its potentialto suppress endogenous (natural)testosterone production. In response, some users seek out substances to use post-cycle to mitigate problems associated with the resumption of endogenous testosterone production. This study sought to understand issues related to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219309
Source: Performance Enhancement and Health
DOI: 10.1016/j.peh.2016.11.002

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