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any of a group of synthetic steroid hormones used to stimulate muscle and bone growth

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Anabolic androgenic steroids produce dose-dependent increase in left ventricular mass in power athletes, and this effect is potentiated by concomitant use of growth hormone.
It is supposed that nandrolone ingested with food would be quickly absorbed and delivered to the liver, at which nandrolone is metabolized into weak anabolic androgenic steroids, while intramuscularly administrated nandrolone would directly go to the testis via the bloodstream and affect gene expression in the testis before nandrolone is converted into weak metabolites.
In this issue of Clinical Chemistry, Lootens and coworkers at Ghent University present a novel approach for the study of the metabolism of anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs) [2] (1).
Although anabolic androgenic steroids increase muscle strength, they have inconsistent effects on aerobic performance.
Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic variations of the male hormone testosterone that mimic its effects by having muscle-building (anabolic) and masculinizing (androgenic) characteristics with potentially harmful health consequences.
What are they going to tell their kids when the kids begin questioning them about all the wonderful things that are supposed to happen to people who feed on anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and human-growth hormones (HGH)?
It aims to highlight the use of anabolic androgenic steroids across all levels of sport and gain an accurate picture of the problem.