Kenneth D Fitch
Affiliation: University of Western Australia
- Proscribed drugs at the Olympic Games: permitted use and misuse (doping) by athletesKen Fitch
School Sports Science, Exercise and Health, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Western Australia, Australia
Clin Med 12:257-60. 2012..This paper discusses Olympic athletes who have been known to dope at past Games and some medical indications and pitfalls in the TUE process...
- An overview of asthma and airway hyper-responsiveness in Olympic athletesKenneth D Fitch
School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health M408, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
Br J Sports Med 46:413-6. 2012..Research is necessary to determine how many athletes will continue to experience asthma/AHR in the years after they cease intensive endurance training...
- Australian association for exercise and sports science position statement on exercise and asthmaAlan R Morton
School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, University of Western Australia, Australia
J Sci Med Sport 14:312-6. 2011..A specific benefit of a physical training program is that it allows asthmatics to exercise with less bronchoconstriction at the same exercise stress, although it does not abolish or reduce airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR)...
- Androgenic-anabolic steroids and the Olympic GamesKenneth D Fitch
School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Nedlands 6009, Australia
Asian J Androl 10:384-90. 2008..Endocrinologists should be aware that on occasions, replacement testosterone (T) therapy may be authorized in sport as a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) and these circumstances are discussed...
- Asthma and the elite athlete: summary of the International Olympic Committee's consensus conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22-24, 2008Kenneth D Fitch
School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:254-60, 260.e1-7. 2008..The policy of requiring Olympic athletes to demonstrate the presence of asthma, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, or AHR to be approved to inhale beta(2)-agonists will continue...