2024
DOI: 10.3390/ejihpe14050096
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The Use of Anabolic Steroids by Bodybuilders in the State of Sergipe, Brazil

Josué Cruz dos Santos,
Erivaldo de Souza,
Daniela Meneses-Santos
et al.

Abstract: Bodybuilding, as a high-performance sport, requires regular strength and resistance exercises with the principal objective of increasing muscle hypertrophy. However, many bodybuilders resort to the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AASs) to improve their performance in a short period of time. This study employs a survey-type, cross-sectional, descriptive–analytical method to evaluate the profile of bodybuilding athletes in the State of Sergipe, Brazil, and verify the level of knowledge/awareness about the h… Show more

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