EPO (Erythropoietin) and Blood Doping in Sports

Blood Doping and Athletes: What You Need to Know

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.

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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.

'Perfect' EPO blood-doping detection system in the pipeline? | road.cc  The fight against doping in sport may be set to receive a double boost with the announcement of two new detection systems in the pipeline for performance-enhancing drugs, one of which researchers believe could spell the death of erythropietin (EPO) blood-doping.

'Perfect' EPO blood-doping detection system in the pipeline? | road.cc The fight against doping in sport may be set to receive a double boost with the announcement of two new detection systems in the pipeline for performance-enhancing drugs, one of which researchers believe could spell the death of erythropietin (EPO) 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.

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.

Blood Doping 101 | CyclingTipsFrancesco Conconi (left) is regarded as the father of modern blood doping

Blood Doping 101 | CyclingTipsFrancesco Conconi (left) is regarded as the father of modern blood doping

Blood doping: Is fixing athletics Lord Coe's greatest challenge?

Blood doping: Is fixing athletics Lord Coe's greatest challenge?

BBC sports editor Dan Roan looks at whether Lord Coe can help fix athletics' damaged reputation after the fall-out from the latest doping claims.

The race to keep up with blood doping sports cheats by BBC News

The race to keep up with blood doping sports cheats

The race to keep up with blood doping sports cheats by BBC News

A recent study found no evidence that using blood doping drugs gives elite athletes any advantage

Does Blood Doping Even Work?

A recent study found no evidence that using blood doping drugs gives elite athletes any advantage

Jan Ullrich admits to blood doping

'97 Tour winner Ullrich admits blood doping

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