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The international athlete--advances in management of jet lag disorder and anti-doping policy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21658553     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To perform at the highest level of international competition, athletes need to maximize rest during long travel, and expeditiously overcome the detrimental effects of "jet lag" (JL). The negative effects of JL may be alleviated by adopting a multimodality approach, including the judicious use of melatonin and other pharmacologic agents to aid re-entrainment and improve sleep characteristics. Strict compliance with anti-doping policy is pivotal before and during competition. There have been several recent updates regarding the use of selected medications, which mandate constant vigilance by sports medicine personnel to both evaluate drug efficacy and judiciously prescribe approved medications. It is critical that medical staff maintain familiarity and awareness on a continual basis to effectively educate athletes and support staff.
Daniel Herman; John M Macknight; Amy E Stromwall; Dilaawar J Mistry
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-05-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in sports medicine     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1556-228X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Sports Med     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-10     Completed Date:  2011-11-04     Revised Date:  2011-12-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8112473     Medline TA:  Clin Sports Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  641-59     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Departmentsof Athletics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia Health System, 545 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Suite 240, PO Box 801004, Charlottesville, VA22908-1004, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Athletic Performance
Doping in Sports / prevention & control*
Jet Lag Syndrome / drug therapy*,  physiopathology
Organizational Policy*
Sleep Deprivation / drug therapy
Erratum In:
Clin Sports Med. 2011 Oct;30(4):xix

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