blood dopingblood doping
the practice of draining and freezing a portion of a person's blood and then restoring it just prior to intense physical effort, esp. to an athlete just before competition, so as to improve endurance by the sudden, temporary increase in red blood cells available for carrying oxygen
The process of increasing the number of circulating red blood cells in order to increase the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood for improved athletic endurance, performed by blood transfusion or administering erythropoietin. Also called blood boosting.