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  • Use Steroids
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    The Truth About Anabolic Steroids By definition, anabolic steroids are the synthetic versions of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone. Recent statistics report that over 3 million athletes and bodybuilders in this country alone have used anabolic steroids. A recent Sports Illustrated article has stated that 90% of professional athletes have at one time taken some form of illegal performance enhancing drugs. Without a doubt, they are illegal; but there is some controversy over wh...
  • Penalties For Steroid Use
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    Steroids, what they are why people use them Mohammed Ghat ala SEC # 3 03-21-00 What are anabolic steroids Anabolic steroids are a group molecules that include the male sex hormone testosterone and synthetic analogs of testosterone (Taylor, 1991) Anabolic steroids are used by many people in sports today due to the rapid increase in muscle mass. Anabolic steroids are made synthetically and are very powerful. Recent evidence suggests that there may be over 3,000,000 regular anabolic steroid users i...
  • Prison On Steroid Use Charges
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    Anabolic Steroids Anabolic steroids are synthetic compounds formulated to be like the male sex hormone testosterone. Many athletes use anabolic steroids male and female alike, such as body builders, weightlifters, baseball players, football players, swimmers, and runners. They do so because they mistakenly believe that they will gain strength and size. In a male testosterone is released by the ley dig cells in the testes. The testosterone has two main functions androgenic and anabolic. Androgeni...
  • Steroid Use
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    Are steroids a drug Yes, they are considered drugs and some types are illegal. These types of steroids are very controversial because they help body builders to bulk up fast and they make the body builder gain weight and loose fat in a short period of time. But on the other hand steroids also destroy the body. It causes different anatomy parts to either shrink or swell depending on whether the user in male or female. The main type of steroid abused is anabolic steroids, and they are the governme...
  • Anabolic Steroids
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    Anabolic steroids are the quickest known way for male athletes to improve their bodies and excel in sports, but not necessarily the safest. The Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol defines anabolic steroids as "the synthetic versions of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone; they are properly called anabolic-androgen steroids because they have both body building (anabolic) and masculinizing (androgenic) effects". Anabolic steroids have been around for many years, dating back to the ...
  • Anabolic Steroids
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    ANABOLIC STEROIDS JUST THE FACTS Report #5 - 6/28/98 Anabolic steroids are widely abused drugs that promote protein synthesis and decrease protein catabolism in muscle cells. They have been also called performance enhancing drugs because of their ability to dramatically aid the increase of strength, endurance and recovery in athletes. Recent statistics report that over 3 million athletes and bodybuilders in this country alone have used anabolic steroids. A recent Sports Illustrated article has s...
  • Anabolic Steroids Valid Medical Uses Steroids
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    Anabolic Steroids Media's Portrayal of the Issue Introduction You " ve seen them, and you thought you knew what was going on. The muscle-heads at the gym, the all- star basketball player, the amazing offensive tackle, and the lightning fast track sprinter. Shock waves went through the sports world when Canadian track superstar Ben Johnson was denied his gold medal at the 1988 Olympics after tests showed he had taken anabolic steroids. This incident called international attention to the use of an...
  • Steroid Problem And Their Use By Athletes
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    Issues of cheating or winning at any cost, are becoming more and more common among athletes of all ages and levels of ability. The use of steroids is one of the biggest issues in the current debate weather or not it is fair for drug-free athletes to have to compete with athletes that break the law and take illegal steroids. Allowing those with an unfair advantage to compete can pressure drug-free athletes to use anabolic steroids to remain competitive. In fact, some legal analysts have viewed th...
  • Effects Of Anabolic Steroids
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    Steroids Win, win, win that's what its all about. Being the best and wining at all cost, no matter what it takes. "In recent years, athletic competition has intensified to the point that increasing numbers of athletes are striving to upgrade their performances with the desire to be recognized as the "best". Because players want to play, coaches want to win, and spectators demand to be entertained, the game is no longer about dreams, discipline, and competing, it is about illusions, deception, an...
  • Steroids To Their Athletes
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    Steroids 'I just wanted to boost my performance. ' These are the words spoken by numerous athletes who have been captured using steroids. The continuous stress and pressure on athletes to perform well has caused some to breakdown and take steroids as an easy way to bulk up. Steroids amongst athletes is not the only problem. Other reasons for taking steroids may be to heal injury, improve appearance, or for various social factors. High School is definitely tough on self-esteem for teenagers who l...
  • Issue Of Teenage Steroid Use
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    What are Anabolic Steroids? Anabolic steroids - or more precisely, anabolic / androgenic steroids - belong to a group known as ergo genic, or so-called 'performance-enhancing,' drugs. They are synthetic derivatives of testosterone, a natural male hormone. 'Anabolic' means growing or building. 'Androgenic' means ' or generating male sexual characteristics. Most healthy males produce between 2 and 10 milligrams of testosterone a day. web for Steroid Use The most common reasons people use anabolic ...
  • 200 Mg Of An Oral Steroid
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    Since ancient history, many athletes have resorted to performance enhancing aids to give them an edge on their opponents. Greek Olympians used strychnine and hallucinogenic mushrooms to psych up for an event. 'In 1886 a French cyclist was the first athlete to die from using a performance enhancer, called speedball's, a mixture of cocaine and heroin. In the 1920's, physicians inserted slices of monkey testicles into male athletes to help boost vitality. In the 1930's Ald of Hitler allegedly admin...
  • Use Steroids
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    Have you ever thought of doing serious weight training to give yourself a better muscular build? Have you ever thought steroids would be a helpful tool in doing so? If you have you must know that steroids are a deadly and illegal drug. After reading my paper I hope that the thought of using steroids will leave your mind forever and encourage you to keep others of them. To understand why you should stay off steroids you must first know what steroids are. The steroid of which you hear most are cal...
  • Male Sex Steroid
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    Steroids are organic compounds that happen naturally in plants and animals. All steroids share the same basic ring structure. This is a chain of seventeen carbon atoms, looped around, and linked together by chemical bonds to form a four-ring structure. Steroids are very diverse and include bile ac-ids from the liver, toad poisons, all sex hormones, and adrenal steroids. The two main types of steroids are adrenal steroids and sex steroids. Due to the great therapeutic value of adrenal steroids, m...
  • Steroids Cause Many Harmful Visible Physical Effects
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    An anabolic steroid user usually has one common concern on their mind. Muscle growth. Although steroids can dramatically increase the skeletal muscle mass, what are commonly over looked are the harmful physical effects their body may endure while taking anabolic steroids. The chances of death resulting solely from anabolic steroid use is extremely rare, but many serious and not so serious problems can occur. There is almost an endless list of external visible effects anabolic steroids can cause ...
  • Anabolic Steroids And Adolescent Athletes
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    Steroids: Quick Way to the Top Hey wimp, was first thing Dan Brown heard his freshman year in high school. Needless to say, Dan promised himself that was going to be the last time he was ever called a wimp. With no girlfriends, no starting position on the football team, and no confidence, Dan was convinced he had finally found the solution with anabolic steroids. Dan kept his promise. His sophomore year brought not only the desired starting position, but also a beautiful cheerleader. With the go...
  • The Side Effects Of Steroid Use
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    The purpose of this paper is to educate the reader on the harmful side effects of steroid use and the toll they take on the body of the user. I also discuss the legal consequences of steroid possession / use and describe the false claims made by steroid marketers. Steroids are defined as artificial versions of the hormone testosterone made by four joined carbon rings with attached hydrogen molecules. When the dangerous consequences of steroid use are overlooked, steroids can be promoted as a use...
  • 3 Of 8th Graders Use Steroids
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    Steroids or anabolic-androgenic steroids are a man made synthetic substance that increase and enhance the output of mal testosterone. They promote the growth of skeletal muscle but they have many side affects. Athletes and bodybuilders often use it as a way to quickly build muscle mass although its original purpose was to cure patients with an abnormally low amount of testosterone. Steroids can be taken orally, which is the most common, or injected. Steroids have many major side effects that can...
  • Anabolic Steroids
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    The use of steroids in our society today is very common, that is with prescription. But that is not the kind of steroids I am talking about, I am talking about Anabolic Steroids. Anabolic steroids are a very sensitive issue in the world of sports today. Even though the side effects are life threatening, men and woman alike continue to submit their bodies to this illegal drug. Anabolic steroids are taken either through pills or injected directly into the blood stream with a needle. In 1994, 1,084...
  • Use Of Steroids Among Athletes
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    Androstenedione And The Anabolic Age Essay, Research Androstenedione And The Anabolic Age ANDROSTENEDIONE AND THE ANABOLIC AGE There has always been a sense of competition in the world. In Biblical times, competition was a necessary tool for survival. Animals and people struggled to survive. This was a competitive struggle because there was not enough resources for those that wanted them. Over the course of history, competition has become more prominent in the workplace. In the workplace, people...

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