About the IPED Conference 2017
PHI and the Institute for Health Research recently held an Image and Performance Enhancing Drug use conference which highlighted the IPED research taking place at LJMU. The conference took place at the Liverpool Maritime Museum on Albert Dock and was attended by academics, commissioners and practitioners working in the IPED field.
The keynote address was delivered by Bill Llewellyn. A scientist and author in the field of nutrition and hormone medicine, Bill is considered to be a leading US authority on the misuse of anabolic steroids within the general population.
Other presentations were delivered by members of the recently formed IPED Research Group within the University and other members of the IHR.
Programme and presentations:
- IPED conference programme
- Anabolic steroids and associated drugs - Jim McVeigh
- National surveys of people using IPEDs: a 'history' and the latest data - Prof Vivian Hope and Emma Begley
- Healthcare professionals and image and performance enhancing drugs use: improving the quality and delivery of e-learnig programmes - Prof Harry Sumnall
- Identity and drugs - David Tod
- Men who have covert sex with men: performance enhancing drugs? - Professor Shona Bettany and David Rowe
- Anabolic steroid use in male bodybuilders - implications upon cardio-metabolic health - Dr Ian G Davies
- SARMS, peptides, and other emerging drugs - William Llewellyn
- Beyond the muscles: the role of drive for muscularity in identity - Ieuan Cranswick