Mitchell Report and steroids in baseball outline

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Mitchell Report: Steroids in Baseball What exactly are steroids/ human growth hormone? o Anabolic steroids class of steroid hormones related to the hormone testosterone increase protein synthesis within cells results in the buildup of cellular tissue especially in muscles have androgenic and virilizing properties development and maintenance of masculine characteristics o growth of the vocal cords and body hair o Human Growth Hormone a hormone that stimulates growth and cell reproduction in humans What is the Major League Baseball’s policy? o There are 8 drugs that are banned Cocaine LSD Marijuana Opiates (e.g., heroin, codeine, morphine) MDMA (“Ecstasy”) GHB Phencyclidine (“PCP”) Ephedra o There are over 40 banned types of steroids o prohibited substances may be added to the list only by the unanimous vote of Health Policy Advisory Committee What is the Mitchell report? o
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SPE 010 taught by Professor Corby during the Spring '06 term at Kutztown.

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