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Acute metabolic effects of exercise in bodybuilders using anabolic steroids.
  1. G McKillop,
  2. F C Ballantyne,
  3. W Borland,
  4. D Ballantyne
  1. Department of Medical Cardiology, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow.


    Four male bodybuilders who had started taking anabolic steroids were monitored during exercise. Most metabolic indicators were similar to bodybuilders not taking steroids; i.e. metabolic acidosis with little change in glucose. However, there is a marked elevation of creatine kinase.

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