Definition of blood boosting in English:

blood boosting


  • another term for blood doping
    • ‘Other names for blood boosting are ‘blood doping’ and ‘blood packing.’’
    • ‘Hypoxic blood boosting involves sleeping in altitude tents or rooms that simulate the low-oxygen conditions of high altitude.’
    • ‘Blood doping, also known as blood packing or blood boosting, is the injection of blood or blood-related products to raise the blood's oxygen carrying capacity.’
    • ‘It was subsequently shown that blood boosting did not work… and, indeed, he did not try the procedure.’
    • ‘What they should have done was to declare blood boosting to be against the rules and then used whatever enforcement mechanisms were available.’