Doping in sport
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Published by Baillière Tindall in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementP.E. Mullis, guest editor.
SeriesBaillière"s best practice & research -- 14/1
ContributionsMullis, P. E.
The Physical Object
Pagination169p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18659131M

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