Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowing the main drugs and their potential for illegal use in sports.
Basic knowledge of biochemistry, anatomy and human physiology
Course contents summary
The lessons concern the use of the main drug classes in connection with the pursuit of sport activities.
Recall of general pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and molecular targets of drugs, pharmacology of the autonomic nervous system).
Main classes of commonly used drugs: non-steroidal and steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics, depressants, stimulants and other modulators of the central nervous system, main modulators of cardiovascular and respiratory function. Drugs influencing hematopoiesis. Doping: voluptuous use of doping substances and accidental risk of it. Reference legislation.
FARMACI E SPORT
David R. Mottram
Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
LISTA WADA 2019
Assessment methods and criteria