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Glossary of Sport Psychology

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Androgenic
Aids taken to improve performance, has a masculination effect
Anabolic
effect by increasing muscular strength and size. tissue building. derived from testosterone.
Ergogenic Aids
any external influence that can be determined to enhance performance
H G H
polypeptide secreted in pituitary gland, stimulate glucose, amino acid uptake
anabolic steriods
synthetically derived hormone that has both androgenic and anabolic effects
blood doping
athlete will redraw certain amount of blood from system and freeze it. Then they will train back to capacity (8wks) and reinfuse 1-7 days before competition. raises oxygen carrying capacity by 25%
hematorcrit passport
up levels of red blood cells associated with blood doping. higher oxygen carrying capacity
erythropoietin
naturally occurring hormone produced in the liver and kidneys, stimulates the production of red blood cells
amphetamine
central nervous system stimulant. up alert, awake, and talkative. false sense of increased strength of very impaired judgement, take chances
hirsutism
abnormal hair growth
acromegaly
enlarged organs and bones dies effect of HGH
Androtestenedoine
A precursor hormone to the production of endogenous testosterone in the body
CERA
continuous erythropoetin receptor activator 24 days
burnout
state of mental or physical exhaustion. caused by prolonged intense stress arosal
SAD
seasonal affective disorder, clinical depression that may persist throughout the winter months
Life stress
positive and negative stress associated with living. exercise reduces negative stress
anorexia nervosa
a pathogenic eating disorder characterized by bizarre dieting behaviors and rapid weight loss
bulimia
A pathogenic eating disorder characterized by binge eating and vomiting to remain thin

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