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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

The summary of the main studies

Study Name Study Title Study Type Main Outcome
David Mottram, Mark Stuart. 2) (2013) The Emerging Speciality of Sports Pharmacy. Article • Pharmacists want to advise to people who engage in sport & exercise for drug treatment or healthcare.
• sports specialized pharmacists need development.
• The wider role of sports pharmacists: sports pharmacy in daily practice and sports events and specialized educational training for sports pharmacists.
Harshad O. Malve.5) (2018) Sports Pharmacology: a Medical Pharmacologist’s Perspective. Review Article • Abuse of substances or methods to enhance the performance is very common in the sports.
• It was reported that use of performance-enhancing subatances among athletes range from 5% to 31%.
• Sports pharmacology includes the drug use & abuse in sports, and treatment of sports-related injuries.
• Sports pharmacology can help the health care team supporting the sportspersons to improve the quality of their life.
Kwang C. Yee. 10) et al. (2020) Pharmacists as a Source of Adivice on Medication Use for Athletes. Article (Online Survey, in Australia) • The survey consist to identify pharmacists’ demographic information, interest in sports, familiarity with WADA guidelines, knowledge on prohibited drug lists, and their opinion about the role of pharmacists in educating athletes on medication use.
• Pharmacists can potentially provide specialized advice to athletes.
• The results of the survey indicate that up-skilling is required to enable pharmacists in Australia to provide correct medication advice for athletes.
Shikha Tandon. 37) et al.(2015) Treating the Elite Athlete: Anti-Doping Information for the Health Professional. Review • Physicians and health care team are a vital component in preserving the integrity of sports.
• The review provide a WADA Prohibited List, TUE, roles and responsibilities of the health professinal, and resources of guide for athletes.
• USADA has developed an online educational tutorial to provide health professonals with information on anti-doping rules & contents.
Alison D. Hooper. 43) et al. (2019) Current and Potential Roles in Sports Pharmacy: a Systemic Review. Systemic Review • “Sports Pharmacy” is an emerging specialty within pharmacy practice.
• The guidelines of WADA Anti-Doping Code provide recommendations for doping control.
• Recommendations for pharmacists include consistent updating with the contents of the WADA Code, assisting athletes to recognize the use of a banned substance and providing information to athletes about the risks & benefits of nutritional supplements.
• Pharmacists are enthusiastic about to counsel athletes, but there are main barriers which is lack of knowledge and confidence, and limited educational opportunities.
Jose Henrique Gialongo Goncales Bomfim. 45) (2020) Pharmaceutical Care in Sports. Perspective • Pharmaceutical care in sports is a new field to clinical pharmacists that promoting pharmacotherapeutic follow up and clinical services to athletes.
• A broad range of pharmaceuticals include dietary supplement and herbal drugs, however these medicine may be able contaminated by banned substances.
• Pharmacists’ role is to prevent adverse effect, drug interactions and doping problems.
• Pharmacist is a member of the multidisciplinary team related to sports.
• The integration of this professional will optimize the pharmacotherapeutic care and healthy life.
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