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Endocrine study on the effects of testosterone gel application in male athletes
Project Title: Endocrine study on the effects of testosterone gel application in male athletes
Researchers: P. Platen (Institute of Cardiology and Sports Medicine, Institute of Biochemistry, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany), W. Schänzer, H. Geyer (Doping Control Laboratory, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany)
Year accepted: 2004
Summary: The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of two different time schedules of testosterone gel applications in physically active male athletes on the stimulatory pattern of LH, FSH and testosterone in blood samples, and thereby developing and validating an endocrine test for the indirect detection of testosterone gel misuse in sports.
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