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  • Use Of Steroids Among Athletes
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    steroids in the olympics A scenario, from a 1995 poll of 198 sprinters, swimmers, power lifters, and other assorted athletes, most of them U.S. Olympians or aspiring Olympians: You are offered a banned performance-enhancing substance, with two guarantees: 1) You will not be caught. 2) You will win. Would you take the substance? One hundred and ninety-five athletes said yes; three-said no. Scenario II: You are offered a banned performance-enhancing substance that comes with two guarantees: 1) You...
  • Use Of Steroids Among Athletes
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    Should Steroids Be Banned It is amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of performance and to sometimes get the extra edge on the competition. Most of the time people do not realize the long-term effects that result from the decisions they make early in life. This resembles the use of steroids in a persons life. Steroids became an option to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events during the 1950's. But this use of steroids among athletes only became widely apparen...
  • Steroid Use In Athletics In Society
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    Steroid Use in Athletics In society today people continually raise the bar for athletes participating in competitive sports. Superior performance and successful execution has now become expected of the athlete. Every athlete faces the obstacle of finding the means to achieve such a high level of performance. Dedication, hard work, and becoming a constant student of the sport, are just a few of the ways athletes should go about getting better. Contrasting to those admirable ways of improving perf...
  • Steroid Use Among Professional Athletes
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    The United State is a country that thrives on competition. We idolize our sports stars and practically make major athletic events holidays. Children grow up with their favorite athletes plastered to the wall of their bedrooms and dream that one day they will be the next Barry Bonds, Shaqullie O'Neal, or Tom Brady. Professional athletes train year-round to be in ideal psychical shape in order to perform their best. But what happens when their best just isn't good enough? We expect our sports star...
  • Use Of Steroids Among Athletes
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    Should Steroids Be Banned From Society? Travis Redfield Eng. 101, 12/2/96 It's amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of performance and to get an edge on the rivaled competition. Often people do not realize the long term effects that result from the decisions they make early in life. This resembles the obvious phenomenon with steroids. Steroids became a spreading exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events during the 1950's. This use of steroids among at...
  • Athletes And Steroids Jose Canseco Claims Steroids
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    Athletes and Steroids Jose Canseco claims steroids can make an average athlete a super athlete, and make a super athlete incredible. With that statement said, it not only compels pro athletes to use steroids, but teenagers as well. In 2002, NIDA funded a study that asked teen athletes if they ever tried steroids. The study confirmed that 2.5% of 8th graders used it; about 3.5% of 10th graders; and 4% of 12th graders admitted using steroids. The percentage of teens using steroids is on the rise e...
  • Physical Side Effects Of Steroid Use
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    Steroids are known as synthetic versions of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone. Although some people think that there are only positive effects from the use of steroids, there are far more negative effects than there are positive ones. Steroids may make you look bigger and feel stronger, but eventually they will become very detrimental to your body. There are physical and mental side effects to the use of steroids, and the continued use of steroids will be fatal. To the scienc...
  • Most Famous Suspension For Steroid Use
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    Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports When involved in sports, you have to be competitive. You need to win more than anybody else. However, athletes are taking winning to the extreme. As the use of performance enhancing drugs is becoming more popular amongst athletes, many of them do not understand the risks involved in taking these drugs. Many people are looking for a quick way to build muscles, or to get stronger the fastest way possible. Using these performance aids may very well be a quick f...
  • Steroid Drug Test
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    He is at the 40, the 30, the 20, the 10, the 5, TOUCHDOWN! Can you imagine the joy of having 100,000 people shouting your name and cheering as loud as they could just for you? The adrenaline rush one receives when playing in front of large crowds is an irreplaceable feeling that only popular athletes experience. Nearly 200 American athletes who were aspiring for the Olympics were asked if they would take a banned substance that would guarantee them victory in every competition for the next five ...
  • 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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