Steriods in Sports

Steriods in Sports - S teroids in Sports Doug White 08/2010...

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Steroids in Sports Doug White 08/2010 Critical Thinking Ellis Hodgdon August 29, 2010
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There should not be a controversy over anabolic steroid use in athletics -- non- medical use of anabolic steroids is illegal and banned by most, if not all, major sports organizations. Still, some athletes persist in taking them, believing that these substances provide a competitive advantage. But beyond the issues of popularity or legality is the fact that anabolic steroids can cause serious physical and psychological side effects. It is not only the football player or weightlifter or sprinter who may be using anabolic steroids. Nor is it only men. White- and blue-collar workers, females and, most alarmingly, adolescents take steroids -- all linked by the desire to hopefully look, perform and feel better, regardless of the dangers. Anabolic steroids are designed to mimic the bodybuilding traits of testosterone. Most healthy males produce less than 10 milligrams of testosterone a day. Females also produce
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course IT CRT 205 taught by Professor Ellishodgdon during the Spring '10 term at Western Intl..

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