This thesis generated data on the use of rhGH by healthy young subjects. It also provided data to educate and inform the effects of the use of rhGH by athletes, coaches or healthy young people with normal levels of GH. The results of the three studies performed have shown that short-term administration of 1mg/day of rhGH in healthy young males meet the three main criteria for the inclusion of GH on the list of prohibited substances once it was concluded that 1mg/day of rhGH leads to acute adverse effects in the erythrocytes aggregation through the increase in the native blood aggregation index.
Year Manuscript Completed
Biology, Genetics (0369)
Health Sciences, Immunology (0982)
Athletes Drug use; Doping in sports; Hormones Physiological effect; Drug interactions; Blood flow.
Primary Language of Manuscript
Recommended CitationSandra B. Ramos (January 2013) Assessment of Immune Cells Number and Function, Haemorheology and Gene Expression Following Short-term Administration of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone to Healthy Males, PhD, ePublications@bond, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine.
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