Science Literacy Reading #33 - Blood Doping: More Blood, More Medals - Sub Plan
In this article, students will learn about why athletes blood dope, the performance enhancement effects of blood doping, blood doping techniques like drugs that stimulate red blood cell production and blood transfusions that increase red blood cell counts immediately. As well they will learn about the effects of high altitude training on red blood cell production. This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan.
Jan Ullrich: Former Tour de France winner admits blood doping
The 39-year-old German, who won the Tour in 1997, was banned for two years in February 2012 by the Court of Arbitration for Sport for blood doping and he has now admitted his guilt. Ullrich revealed he was treated by Eufemiano Fuentes, the doctor at the centre of a doping scandal in Spain.
Is Kobe Blood Doping? What Those Trips To Germany Are Really About
Kobe Bryant is just back from a ruptured Achilles tendon, but that doesn't mean the rest of him is magically fixed. He's still got to deal with all the damage that 18 years of professional basketball inflicts on the human body. In recent years, that's meant a trip to Germany and a promising, somewhat obscure new medical treatment called platelet rich plasma therapy. But just what the hell is going on over there?
Jan Ullrich, turning 40, at peace and remains silent on doping - VeloNews.com BERLIN (AFP) — Germany’s only Tour de France winner, Jan Ullrich, turns 40 on Monday, insisting he has come to terms with his doping past. Ullrich, who retired in 2007 having won the 1997 Tour, admitted earlier this year that he had resorted to blood doping during his career with the help of Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes.