Performance Enhancing Drugs

Performance Enhancing Drugs - Professional Athletes...

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Problems of Excess Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports
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Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Testosterone - Primary Natural Male Hormone Also present in females in lesser amounts
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Androgenic Masculinizing Effects - Growth of Facial Hair - Growth of Body Hair - Deepening of the Voice
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Anabolic Tissue-Building Effects - Increases in Muscle Cell Size - Increases in Strength?
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Reasons For Use Accepted Medical Uses To Enhance Athletic Performance To Improve Appearance
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Methods of Administration Orally By Injection (Intramuscularly)
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Groups of Users College Athletes Olympic Athletes Weightlifters
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Unformatted text preview: Professional Athletes Adolescent Age School Children Others Effects of Steroid Use Short-Term vs. Long-Term Physical and Physiological vs. Psychological Long-Term Effects not very well documented. Many short-term effects are reversible when use ceases. Scandals East Germans Chinese Swimmers Cyclists Ben Johnson Major League Baseball Players Others Moral and Ethical Dilemmas When is it appropriate to use steroids? Is it ever appropriate to use steroids? Should we as a society be concerned?...
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