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JL Barreto-Estrada

A Ten-year Assessment of Anabolic Steroid Misuse among Competitive Athletes in Puerto Rico

This is the first comprehensive study on steroid misuse among competitive athletes in the Caribbean. This study demonstrates the need for a useful framework to establish prevention of steroid misuse and educational programmes on such misuse in the Caribbean region.


Objective: Little is known about anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) misuse in the Caribbean region in spite of increased popularity among athletes and adolescents. The present study examines the usage of AAS among competitive athletes in Puerto Rico.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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