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Casual Argument: anabolic steroids
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For young man whose physical reality may be at odds with his concept of an ideal male physique, exercise alone or even excessive exercise may not be sufficient enough to bridge the gap between the desired and attained. Indeed, the fact that a gap exists may prove to be so provoking that some individuals may seek other methods that may improve their chances of capturing the physical ideal.
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Is Anabolic Steroid Testing at the High School Level an Effective Deterrent
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The purpose of all these programs is the same; the purpose is to deter students from consuming steroids. This paper focuses on the question of why there is a need to deter students from consuming steroids. … Out of the total number of participants, 1.9% consumed anabolic steroids, out of this number, 76% were male students and remaining were female students,…
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Annotated Bibliography
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Alsbjer (3) bases her dissertation on interviews with thirty six AAS (anabolic androgenic steroids) users who are seeking help at an addiction center. She also uses a comparison group of two hundred and seventy seven gym clients who were requested to answer questionnaires.… Shocking too is that almost half the group had undergone some form of mental or…
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Drug Use in Sports
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The author of the paper "Drug Use in Sports" focuses on the use of drugs by sportsmen. According to the text, it has been an ongoing practice on the part of the governing bodies of athletic regulations to exert extra effort to control the use of performance-enhancing drugs.… Performance-enhancing drugs may come in the form of dietary supplements, prescripted…
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Steroids and athletic culture
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This subject has always remained in vogue due to its notorious nature and huge implications for society. It must be remembered that there are many kinds of… Actually, the world of sports is characterized by such fierce competitiveness that it becomes a highly painstaking job for many athletes to say no to drugs. Doping has never remained out of practice and…
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Should drugs and steroids be legalized in professional sports
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The regular use of steroids by professional as well as amateur athletes is counterproductive and is likely to adversely affect their physical as well as mental health in future.… III. Negative Effects of Steroid Use. (i) Risks for the human body (ii) Risks for Men (iii) Risks for Women IV. Steroids in College Athletics and Professional Sports (i) Reasons for…
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Read an article and answer questions
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Constrained to the perception of an unrealistic body image which is the “Barbie doll image wherein a super slim body possesses a bigger size of… Aside from these surveys, researchers used real women and digitally manipulate their overall appearance as the participants watched; researchers can immediately recount their reactions and perceptions to their own…
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Should drugs and steroids be legalized in professional sports
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Thesis Statement: The regular use of steroids by professional as well as amateur athletes is counterproductive and is likely to adversely affect their physical as well as mental health in future. Steroids and performance enhancing drugs should not be legalized as this would… The history of the use of steroids goes back to the 1930s. Steroids first appeared in…
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Use of drugs in Sports
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This project will be about the effectiveness of integrating sport in community-based programs and schemes used to tackle drug/substance abuse and drug-related crimes among the youth. To achieve this goal, the study will seek to achieve several minor aims as listed in paper.… A quick review of print and electronic literatures reveals that doping has been…
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Anabolic Steroids
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This research paper focuses on the discussion of the effects of anabolic steroids, that is a compound, a group of synthetic hormones, that can produce numerous physiological effects, including increased protein synthesis, muscle mass, strength, appetite and bone growth.… 35).  An effect of this was an emergence of counterfeit anabolic steroids – some of which…
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Biological Effects of Steroid Use
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 This paper "Biological Effects of Steroid Use" attempts to take look at these main biological effects that androgenic-anabolic steroids have on the human body. For the remainder of the paper, the term steroid will be used to refer to androgenic-anabolic steroids. …  Unfortunately, it is extremely difficult to gauge the extent to which steroids…
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Steroids : gateway towards the road of doom
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Steroids: gateway towards the road of doom The utilization of steroids by individuals in society continues to be controversial issue that has been the focal point for many decades. Steroid use is a touchy subject and continues to plague the professional world of sports.… Since 1991, steroids are only available through prescription only to combat conditions…
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Assignment
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Depression is a mood disorder, meaning that it primarily effects ones emotional state. Anxiety disorders are related to activation of the nervous system and a sense of panic. Schizophrenia causes delusional thought and sometimes hallucinations. Finally, AD/HD is primarily… Chronic stress causes a harm to the body as it cant keep supporting the stress response.…
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The use and abuse of anabolic steroids by athletes, the problem seem to begin as early as high school and continues later on to the professionals
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A performance enhancing drugs is used for improving performance of athletes. They are man-made growth hormones, whose chemical formula is closely related to male hormone… Testosterone is the only hormone targeting the male sexual characteristics as it stimulates the reproductive organ and development of muscle and bones. It also promotes the growth of skin and…
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Anabolic Steroids
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Athletes may have to sacrifice their social and family life and spend lots of money to build their career. They may also suffer from pain related to the physical work involved in sports. But of all these, the most… While some athletes like Michael Johnson, a sprinter who won a couple of gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, love pressure and enjoy it,…
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Anabolic Steroids
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The recent development of anabolic steroids is an amazing advancement. It is incredible; the way anabolic steroids boost performance and increase stamina. These artificial steroids are offshoot of testosterone (the male sex hormone). The normal growth of the male sex organs, maturation of prostate, penis and scrotum, is dependent on testosterone.… The core of…
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Research on Sports and Drugs
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Some athletes resort to drugs and other substances to physically increase their performance in their particular field in sports.… Such effects make them be more aggressive in sports. Likewise, they are even stronger due to the increased endurance, strength and power as well as develop the muscle form. Though, despite the case that doping produces positive…
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Are steroids harmful
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The other day I was browsing over the internet about famous baseball players of all time and a Google search link caught my eye. It was about famous baseball players who used steroids (Menton n.p). It also reminded me of a boy in my neighborhood who was in his college football team. … The experience was daunting for his family as well and I saw them facing…
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History of steroid abuse in sports
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In the contemporary modern world, it is difficult to believe anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) were initially manufactured to cater for legitimate medical concerns rather than performance enhancement as it is widely believed nowadays. People easily forget the importance meant… es that are observed in boys during puberty were initially unexplained resulting in…
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I have two ideas: Either the illegal use of steroids for athletes( or in general) or Elmimate the soda bottles/can/water bottles
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(Name) (Instructors’ name) (Course) (Date) Introduction Drugs normally denoted as "steroids" are known as anabolic -androgenic or (anabolic) as well as corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, for instance, cortisone, are medicines, which doctors typically recommend to aid control inflammation within the body.… Steroids increase protein in cells, particularly…
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Swallows and Amazons, or the Sporting Exception to the Gender Rcognition Act
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SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT Name Instructor Institution Course Date submitted SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT Introduction The inclusion of the transgendered athletes into sporting activities has raised eyebrows for quite some time in for sports governing bodies globally.…
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SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT
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As early as 2003, there was hardly any policy at all that governed the participation of transgendered persons in sports.… This paper reflects on the rights of the transgendered personalities, and specifically what the United Kingdom’s Gender recognition Act 2004 purports in regard to sports’, and the law’s, obscurity in obliging their participation in sports.…
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Nutritional Aspects of Exercise: Steroids & Steroid-like compounds by J.Blue and J.Lombardo
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Following the overwhelming desire by athletes to win,most of them have turned to ergogenic compounds in a bid to gain the required edge.Some have resulted in the use of steroids and non steroid compounds without adequate information regarding to the same.… It is purely important and ethical that one makes sound judgment on what to feed the body as the…
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Steroid use in sports
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As such, it is prescribed in some instances for medical purposes. Despite this, its use in the sporting arena has been on the increase. Various researches have been conducted concerning its… The underlying question is the source of the opinion that the steroids are crucial in muscle and strength development. The society has played a significant part and this…
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Psychopathology and Addiction
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Over the past half-century the definitions of psychopathological disorders have become muddied as new research takes place and personality traits once thought to be psychopathological have become more tolerated by society as a whole. Whilst some traditional analysts such as Freud and Klein posited useful theories and practices in their time, therefore founding the art and science of psychoanalysis, raging debates have taken place since in attempting to determine the origins of psychopathology (nature vs.…
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