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Athletes turn to caffeine

29th July 2008

UK researchers have said many athletes in the country use caffeine in order to enhance how they perform in competitions.

Research by Liverpool John Moores University showed that one third of track and field competitors and nearly two-thirds of cyclists used the drug. Study leader Dr John Chester said: "Ultimately there is a need to clarify the use of caffeine within the present anti-doping legislation."

 

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Article Information

Title: Athletes turn to caffeine
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7717
Date Added: 29th Jul 2008

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