The Sports Pharmacology Certificate Course (CC-PHAR) provides learners with a broad exposure to sports pharmacology, commencing with the general principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and leading into the relevant pharmacological considerations of commonly used medications in athletes and recreational exercisers. It specifically explores the effect the medication may have on sporting performance, and the effect exercise may have on the efficacy and side effects of the medication. Doping in sport is also closely examined, including the substances involved, pharmacology of the commonly used substances, their side effects and anti-doping testing procedures. The Course is well supported by peer-reviewed literature and there are formative assessment opportunities throughout.
A certificate will be issued after successful completion of the assessment.
Written by: Prof. Andrew McLachlan, Dr Ross Cairns, Dr Scott Burne, Dr Diana Robinson
Release date: 11 December 2017
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