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Drugs in sport: the pressure to perform
  1. C Jarvis
  1. Governing Body Medical Officer, British Cycling, Hon Medical Advisor, Commonwealth Games Council for England, The Old Rectory, Trevalga, Boscastle, Cornwall PL35 0EA, UK;

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    British Medical Association, London: BMJ Books, 2002, £15.95, pp 192, paperback. ISBN 0727916068

    The book was launched in association with an excellent one day conference held in London in 2002 and attended by the reviewer. It was researched and published before the publication of the IOC study detailing widespread problems with unlisted banned substances in supplements and undoubtedly the authors will mention this in any future edition. Not all the authors’ names will be familiar to British sports physicians, and some reference to their …

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