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17.
Drugs in sports
a. topical phenylephrine is prohibited

False. Bupropion, caffeine, nicotine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, pipradrol, and synephrine: These substances are included in the 2020 Monitoring Program, and are not considered Prohibited Substances.

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b. tamoxifen reduces the gynaecomastic effects of testosterone

True. Tamoxifen, an estrogen antagonist, is effective for recent-onset and tender gynecomastia when used in doses of 10-20 mg twice daily.

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c. the excessive use of growth hormone increases the risk of acromegaly

True

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d. probenecid increases the renal excretion of nandrolone

True. Probenecid is indicate for gout. It promotes the renal excretion of urates.

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e. amphetamine improves response time

True. Stimulants improves reaction time

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18.
Drug use in sports
a. nandrolone stimulates red blood cell production

True. Erythropoietic action: Nandrolone stimulates kidney production of erythropoietin, leading to increases in red blood cell mass and volume.

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b. hydrochlorothiazide assists in weight loss

True. Diuretics are used to lose weight

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c. tamoxifene causes gynaecomastia

False.

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d. amphetamine reduces tremor during archery

Beta blockers reduce tremor

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e. probenecid decreases the renal excretion of testosterone

False. increases

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Match the following with its effect:
a.Beta Blockers

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

2. Keep calm = steady aiming

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Match the following with its effect:
b.Peptide Hormones

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

5. Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen

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Match the following with its effect:
c. Stimulants

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

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Match the following with its effect:
d. Anabolic Steroids

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches

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Match the following with its effect:
e. Narcotic Analgesics

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

4. Can perform whilst injured

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Match the following with its effect:
f. Diuretcs

1. Increases strength = more
powerful punches
2. Keep calm = steady aiming
3. Meet the fighting weight
4. Can perform whilst injured
5.Increases red blood cells = carry
more oxygen
6. React quickly to the shots =
higher rate of success

3. Meet the fighting weight