Endocrine Grand Rounds

Testosterone and the Male Athlete: When (How) can it be Justified



Date
December 12, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
R. Harsha Rao, MD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine, Program Director- EDM Fellowship Training Program, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

Objectives:

1. Identify testosterone deficiency in the athlete.

2. Learn how to treat the athlete with testosterone deficiency.

3. Differentiate between the androgenic and anabolic effects of androgens.

4. Understand the motivation for the use and abuse of androgenic steroids to improve athletic performance.