Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to allow the student to know and understand the main sports-related drugs.
Basic knowledge of biochemistry, anatomy and human physiology
Course contents summary
The lessons concern the use of the major drugs in connection with the pursuit of sports activities.
Principles of Pharmacodynamics: mechanism of drug action and molecular targets. Drugs acting at receptor level: concepts of agonism, antagonism
Drugs acting at the autonomic nervous system: ganglion blockers and stimulants, adrenergic agonists and antagonists, cholinergic agonists and antagonists.
Special pharmacology :
drugs for abuse
Drugs affecting the central nervous system
FARMACI E SPORT
David R. Mottram
Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
LISTA WADA 2017
Assessment methods and criteria