Casual Argument: anabolic steroids
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...ANABOLIC STEROIDS) 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. One such method that has received increasing attention by researchers is the use of anabolic steroids. A plethora of medical, performance, psychological and epidemiological research on anabolic steroids has indicated that anabolic steroids implemented in nutritional and training... CAUSAL ARGUMENT...
Is Anabolic Steroid Testing at the High School Level an Effective Deterrent
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...Steroid testing at the high school level an effective deterrent Introduction Several high schools and universities have started testing students for drug abuse and certain programs have been conducted to test students for anabolic steroid use. The main aim of all these programs is to act as a source of deterrence and to put a stop to the usage of steroids among high school students, especially athletic students. During 2007 a program for testing the use of steroids among high school students was conducted and for this purpose the state of Texas spends more than $6 million (Assael, 2009). Similar kind of programs has been conducted in other states such as Florida, Illinois and New Jersey... ...
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...Steroids and Their Side Effect on Teenagers Alsbjer, Maria. "Anabolic-androgenic steroid users in treatment." Insulin, 9. 28.1 (2009): 3. Print. 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. Starberg and Engstrom make up her dissertation on ‘anabolic-androgenic steroid users in treatment’. The argument behind the studies is that frequent among the AAS users are the histories of a troubled childhood including the present social disadvantage. The report... Annotated Bibliography:...
Drug Use in Sports
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...used ergogenic drugs followed by discussing potential health and socio-economic impact of drug use in sports. To give the readers a better idea on how we can prevent the young athletes from using performance-enhancing drugs, this study will discuss the significance and importance of health teachings in our community and local schools. Literature Review General Fact about the Commonly Used Drugs in Sports Performance-enhancing drugs may come in the form of dietary supplements, prescripted medication, or illegal drugs (Gomez, 2005). Among the common ergogenic drugs use for to enhance athletic performances includes: anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) a.k.a. “Di-anabol” – commonly used... Drug Use in...
Steroids and athletic culture
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...used to consume the testicle of their sheep (Klug). As drugs have remained involved with sports since the time games were invented, the concerns introduced by frequent use of steroids have also been around for a quite a long time. Steroid use is unfortunately again on the rise among athletes (Klug). Research claims that anabolic steroids have attracted an avalanche of criticism and disapproval from opponents of performance enhancing drugs over the last 50 years (Hoffman and Ratamess 182). Another report also confirms that evidence of athlete use of anabolic steroids “has been available since the 1950s” (Angell et al.). When Boje became the first person to announce in 1939... 06 May Steroids and athletic ...
Should drugs and steroids be legalized in professional sports?
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...Steroids in College Athletics and Professional Sports (i) Reasons for steroids use (ii) Testing for Steroid Use (iii) Incidents in the lives of Professional Athletes as a result of Steroid Use V. Steroid Use in the Adolescent Population (i) The "Hero Factor" (ii) Peer Pressure (iii) Risks for Teenagers who abuse steroids VI. Conclusion Ways of discouraging steroid use Name Professor Module Date Should Drugs and Steroids be legalized in Professional Sports? INTRODUCTION Eitzen, Stanley, & George, Sage. Sociology of North American Sport 7th Edition. California: McGraw Hill, 2003. Anabolic steroids refer to group molecules that contain synthetic analogs of testosterone as well... ?Should Drugs and Steroids...
Read an article and answer questions.
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...used real women and digitally manipulate their overall appearance as the participants watched; researchers can immediately recount their reactions and perceptions to their own bodies. Women are insecure and at times overly degrade themselves because of not achieving “the look.” Six methods used by women to feel more satisfied with their bodies Binge eating --- Women feel more satisfied with their bodies when they are not eating and their stomach became flatter. Throwing away the food eaten and followed by eating fruits as subordinate. Time and again, binge eaters or bulimics, in their latter life recorded serious illnesses that include death. Anabolic steroid use – Because... ARS: Crogan The body...
Should drugs and steroids be legalized in professional sports?
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...Steroids in College Athletics and Professional Sports (i) Reasons for steroids use (ii) Testing for Steroid Use (iii) Incidents in the lives of Professional Athletes as a result of Steroid Use V. Steroid Use in the Adolescent Population (i) The "Hero Factor" (ii) Peer Pressure (iii) Risks for Teenagers who abuse steroids VI. Conclusion Ways of discouraging steroid use Name Professor Module Date Should Drugs and Steroids be legalized in Professional Sports? INTRODUCTION Eitzen, Stanley, & George, Sage. Sociology of North American Sport 7th Edition. California: McGraw Hill, 2003. Anabolic steroids refer to group molecules that contain synthetic analogs... Should Drugs and Steroids be legalized in...
Use of drugs in Sports
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...anabolic steroids, many sportsmen were disqualified in the years that followed 1975 and 1983 during which caffeine and testosterone were also banned (Lenehan, 2003). Ultimately, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was formed in Switzerland not only to promote the fight against drug use in sports but also to coordinate the campaigns against such substances. Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington are among the renowned authors who have covered the concept of drugs and/in sports and the possibility of using sports... Use of Drugs in Sports of Introduction Drug abuse issues have been integral to the sporting fraternity sincehistorical times. Specifically, the athletics disciplines have reported the most cases ...
Anabolic Steroids
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...Anabolic Steroids and number Introduction Anabolic steroid is a compound, a group of synthetic hormones; usually derived from testosterone, that can produce numerous physiological effects including increased protein synthesis, muscle mass, strength, appetite and bone growth, Andy and Beaker (2010). When used in excessive doses, anabolic steroid is known to cause numerous side effects, including high blood pressure, increase in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and hepatotoxicity among others (Andy and Beaker, 2010). There is a wide apprehension that “anabolic...
Biological Effects of Steroid Use
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...Steroid Use Androgenic-anabolic steroids generally refer to drugs that are chemical variations of testosterone such as nandrolone decanoate, methandienone, stanozolol, androsterone, androstane or even progesterone (McEwen, 1991). There are over 40 variations known to date (Chyka, 2003). Several of these androgenic-anabolic steroids have been given approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration to treat a variety of conditions such as renal failure and immunedeficiency virus. When used to treat conditions such in legal doses, the appearance of side-effects is rare (Achar et al, 2010). However, several people, mainly athletes, tend to abuse androgenic-anabolic steroids... Biological Effects of...
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. From the notorious “Andro” that was spotted in Mark McGuire’s locker to the doping scandals that occur in Olympics, steroids continue to be a pinnacle point that has reached the spheres of the federal government. During 1991, Congress passed the Controlled Substance Act (CSA), which restricts the use and sale of anabolic steroids such as Maxibolin, Halotestin, Dianabol, Testosterone, Anavar and any hormonal substance that can...
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...use of oxygen in aerobic but not anaerobic respiration, more energy is produced through aerobic respiration, and aerobic energy production results in the formation of water molecules. 3. The components reccommended by the ASCM are warm-up, endurance training, and cool down. FITT stands for frequency, intensity, time, and type. 4. Ten (of many) negative effects of anabolic steroid use are inhibited bone growth, acne, balding... Here Here Here Here Homework Answers Chapter 2 The biopsychological model of psychological health emphasizes the importance of both biological and psychological processes in the development of mental health. 2. Characteristics commonly demonstrated by psychological healthy people i...
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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...use and abuse of anabolic steroids by athletes, the problem seems to begin as early as high school and continues later on to the professionals Anabolic steroids are also known as anabolic-androgenic steroids are performance enhancing drugs. 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. They include human growth hormone, diuretics, erythropoietin and stimulant. The name itself defines their two major characteristics i.e. anabolic means to build up or synthesize; whereas androgenic means involving male features. These artificial hormones are related... ,...
Anabolic Steroids
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...used drugs in sports are erthropoietin and anabolic steroids. Drug associations all over the world have banned these drugs and intake of these drugs in any form amounts to cheating. These drugs can be detected easily by various modern tests... Anabolic Steroids and Pressure to Perform in Sports A career in sports will mean lots of choices and compromises. Athletes may have to sacrificetheir 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 important aspect which an athlete needs to put up with is pressure to perform. Pressure is the essence of sports, especially competitive...
Anabolic Steroids
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...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. In addition to this, it is also in charge for the maintenance of nitrogen, water and electrolytes in the male body. Fat distribution, muscle development and thickening of vocal cords are also supported by it. Since, these steroids try to be like male sex hormone that is why they are used for all the same purposes which are handled by testosterone in a male... The recent development of...
Research on Sports and Drugs
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...use diuretics to hurriedly reduce weight though the effects do last just temporarily (AFM 1). Likewise, through its increased urination effect, it also functions to mask the manifestation of the drugs which improve performance. Meanwhile, what cannabis or marijuana can possibly provide is its calming impact (AFM 1). The seemingly positive impacts of such performance – enhancing substances are just short – term. Apart from being increased productivity, endurance, alertness, wakefulness while delaying the feeling of fatigue (Riddle et al. E847 – 451), these drugs make them stronger and even more aggressive in sports (AFM 1). Anabolic steroids are claimed... ? A Sociological Outlook: Research on Sports and...
Are steroids harmful?
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...using over-the-counter steroids, without knowing that they are taking a heavy dose with their daily food which can cause serious hormonal misbalance. Before, trying to understand the harmful effects of these steroids on humans, it is important to distinguish between types of steroids. There are two types of steroid hormones named as corticosteroids and anabolic steroids (Langston 87). Unlike common conception, corticosteroids are used as medication having no impact on body or muscle mass despite having side effects such as ulcer, diabetes, high blood...
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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...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. Cortisone drugs are commonly used to aid control illnesses like lupus and asthma. Cortisone drugs are not similar as anabolic steroids, which receive great media awareness for their usage by certain bodybuilders and athletes. Anabolic steroids are drugs, which have similar upshots to testosterone within the body (Kanayama 705). Steroids increase protein in cells, particularly in muscles. Steroids also have virilizing and androgenic properties... ? Introduction Drugs normally de d as...
History of steroid abuse in sports
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...Steroid Abuse in Sports 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 to be served by these drugs because they are now outlawed and no athlete is allowed to use them, as they are deemed to give a person an advantage over others, while the main aim of almost all sports is to represent raw natural talent that has not been tampered with. The major changes that are observed in boys during puberty were initially unexplained resulting in vigorous research... counterpart,...
Swallows and Amazons, or the Sporting Exception to the Gender Rcognition Act
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...anabolic steroid use among female athletes fuelled the allegations for a period not less than a decade. Femininity testing was then brought into existence during the 1964 Olympics, but excluded the case of two sisters from the Soviet Union since their case was that of a genuine intersex case (Aileen, 2006). Identification of the Relevant Law The relevant law that seeks to protect the sporting participants is the Sport and the Gender Recognition Act. The Gender Recognition Act 2004 was one... ? SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT submitted SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT Introduction The inclusion of the transgendered...
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT
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...anabolic steroid use among female athletes fuelled the allegations for a period not less than a decade. Femininity testing was then brought into existence during the 1964 Olympics, but excluded the case of two sisters from the Soviet Union since their case was that of a genuine intersex case (Aileen, 2006). Identification of the Relevant Law The relevant law that seeks to protect the sporting participants is the Sport and the Gender Recognition Act. The Gender Recognition Act... SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT submitted SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, OR THE SPORTING EXCEPTION TO THE GENDER RECOGNITION ACT Introduction The inclusion of the transgendered athletes into...
Nutritional Aspects of Exercise: Steroids & Steroid-like compounds by J.Blue and J.Lombardo
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...use anabolic/androgenic compounds because of their intrinsic muscle building capabilities, the article puts much stress on them. It also focuses and illuminates on these drugs by examining every aspects relating to them. There is recognition that these anabolic and androgenic steroids (AASs) are widely used though they are controlled drugs. Their regulation implies that they are hard to get hold of for use. This article is also driven and influenced by the move by the United... ?Book critique Following the overwhelming desire by athletes and sportsmen 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...
Psychopathology and Addiction
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...anabolic steroid use over time, a buildup of steroids in the system via 'stacking' or 'pyramiding' (taking oral steroids followed by injectable steroids) can induce rage and violence (Nuckols). Finally we will address Internet addiction as a modern tool for both normal and psychopathological people: This powerful tool connects people worldwide, instantaneously. According to some budding studies, the narcissist is the most prone to Internet addiction due to an obsessive need to be noticed and elevated (Sam Vaknin, 3 July 2004). Sexual predators also show addictive tendencies with the Internet, since it offers an easier... Psychopathology and Addiction Introduction Over the past half-century the...
Steroid use in sports
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...Steroids are necessary in ensuring that the body effectively performs its activities. 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 impact on athlete’s performance. This paper seeks to give an in-depth analysis of the use of steroids in sports. Why athletes take steroids According to majority of the population across the world, they believe that the use of steroids enhance their muscle development. For the bodybuilders, they believe that through the drugs, they are able to improve their conformation and body strength than they would possibly get... Introduction...
Performance enhancing drugs in sports (which ones athletes use and the benefits and possible side effects of using them)
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...anabolic steroids. There are certain reasons behind the use of drugs by athletes. In the book, Drugs in sports, David R. Mottram reveals many important factors... Performance enhancing drugs in sports Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts inserts Introduction The world of sports has always been attracted the attention of many that most of the people wish to reach at the greatest height in sports. But they confront with certain barriers such as physical unfitness or poor financial background that prevent them from accomplishing their ultimate goal of life. Yet another group of athletes rely on drugs in order to reach at the predetermined destination but gradually it destroys their vitality and vigor and th...
College writing, Steroid and society: A Discussion and Analysis final draft
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...Steroids and Society Table of Contents Introduction 3 The Case of Lance Armstrong 3 History overview of anabolic steroids 4 Steroids in Sports 5 Scientific View on Steroids 6 Steroids for Fame 7 Social View on Steroids    8 Health effects of steroids 9 The case of Marion Jones 10 Conclusion                11 References 12 Introduction Anabolic Steroids or simply put, “Steroids”, is a medicine which has become increasingly popular in the last few decades, specifically in the world of professional sports and...
Exploration of drug in a specific sport springing from "Why should Allow Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport"
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...use performance enhancing drugs in sports. Performance enhancing drugs have been used by athletes for a long time. Among these drugs are steroids whose use has attracted a lot of controversy and criticism (“Position Statement”). Steroids decrease the level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) while increasing the level of lower-density lipoprotein (LDL) (“Anabolic Steroid Abuse”). Excessive use of steroids causes physiological feminization of male athletes and physiological masculinization of female athletes (“Steroids Vs Human”). There is lack of sufficient research regarding what are the safe levels of consumption... Proposal Working Performance enhancing drugs: why should they be allowed in sports...
Steroids
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...Anabolic steroids are also derived from male sex hormones testosterones. In addition, steroids are used by many health professionals for the treatment of several diseases but these steroids can be availed only by the medical prescription (Freedman 64). There are about 600 kinds of steroids that are present in the human body. The major types of steroids are mentioned below: Corticosteroids These are the natural steroids produced in the human body by a gland known as the adrenal cortex. These steroids are used by the body in order to control the metabolism of carbohydrates and proteins... Introduction Steroids were initially discovered by a German scientist d Arnold Berthold (Freedman 64). He...
The use of steroids in major league baseball
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...Steroids in Major league baseball is a form of cheating - the players who use this substance not only cheats their fans, other players, and the league, but they also cheat themselves in believing that it is good for them. The purity and integrity of the game itself is then lost. Steroids Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic substances from testosterone, the primary male hormone responsible for anabolism and catabolism of protein in muscles resulting to increase in muscle mass and reduction of muscle soreness that is normally felt after strenous exercise (Mitchell, 2007). This permits... Cheating the Purity and Integrity of the Game: The Use of Steroids in Major League Baseball In every game,...
Steroids
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...steroids than women do (Sterngass 33). Anabolic steroids are one commonly known type of steroids. Primarily, anabolic steroids are meant to reduce the breakdown of testosterone and maximize its ability to build tissues. Clenbuterol is an example of anabolic steroids commonly used by bodybuilders and athletes. This anabolic steroid helps in the shedding of body fats and weight loss. Anabolic steroids can be taken either through intramuscular injection or orally....
Steroids
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...steroid with a simpler structure (Figure 5). It is one of the most important hormones for the expression of male features (Zack, 2008). Drugs and Synthetic Steroids Basically, steroidal drugs are categorized into three forms - anabolic, androgenic and cortico steroids. Anabolic steroids are chemically derived from testosterone. Therefore, the main purpose of anabolic compounds is to cause androgenic side effects. This is especially true in the case of use for extended periods. For instance, the anabolic effects such as the growth or thickening of the skeletal muscles, bones, the larynx and vocal chords, a decrease in body fat etc. can be visible with the long term use... STEROIDS: RISK VS. BENEFIT...
What kind of advantage do steroids really give athletes especially in a sport like baseball where it takes more than muscle to hit a curveball?
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...steroids really give athletes especially in a sport like baseball where it takes more than muscle to hit a curveball? The use of steroids has become very controversial issue in sports today. The use of this substance has been the domain of professional and elite athletes because it has been proven to enhance performance. This paper will address why despite the ban by professional leagues and sports governing bodies, the abuse of the substance is still rampant among baseball athletes. The thesis... Sam Wri 1200 XM June 15, 2007 853 words Thesis type: Background and Context of the Paper Essay Organization: Cause and Effect/Expository Introduction type: Societal Statement What kind of advantage do steroi...
The relatiobship of sport deviance and drug use in sport
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...using anabolic steroid, one of the PEDs. In relation to this, a study was conducted by Hua and Braddock (2008) that employed male athletes in the middle school and high school with steroid used in three manners: “lifetime steroid use, steroid used during past 12 months, and steroid use during past 30 days” (p. 35-36). The result showed that in the three manners of determining steroid usage, there was a high tendency that the male athletes in major league baseball were... ? The Relationship of Sport Deviance and Drug Use in Sport First M. al Affiliation The Relationship of Sport Deviance and Drug Use in Sport Introduction The media had reported several international sport deviances, and one of this is the ...
Steriods in sports
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...steroids that are mostly utilized: The anabolic and the corticosteroids. The Corticosteroids is also divided into two major groups that is; the cortisone and the prednisone. Corticosteroids are a class of steroids that mostly are always provided under the guidance of a doctor as drugs; they assist in the reduction of various body inflammations. There is a big difference between the corticosteroids and the anabolic steroids; anabolic steroids also scientifically known as anabolic androgenic are a groups of synthetic male testosterone hormones (Clinical Aspects) Anabolic steroids are always considered illegal to be used in sporting activities and can only be provided... There are two major ifications of...
Athletes and Performance Enhancing Drugs
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...use of anabolic steroids by athletes. Especially troubling is the increase in use of performance enhancing drugs by younger athletes. Young people look at athletes as if they are their supermen or people with special powers rather than normal human beings. “Physician-guided education is vital to the creation of an effective intervention program” (Cheatham et al., 2008). The most common performance enhancing drugs are Creatine, Anablic steroids, and Steroid precursors (Mayo Clinic, 2010). Creatine is a compound that occurs in the body naturally and also is sold as a supplement... Athletes and Performance Enhancing Drugs A major concern in the sports that has been around for a long time now is the use of...
Sports and use of anabolic androgenic steroids among icelandic high school student: a critical test of three erspectives.
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...use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) among Icelandic high school students: a critical test of three perspectives” (Thorlindsson, 2010, p.1). The purpose of this research was to figure out the whether sports is the main reason due to which high school level students abuse AAS or whether there are other factors that contribute to this abuse. ­­In order to conduct this research a total of 11,031 high school level students of the region of Iceland were surveyed. The responses of the survey helped the researchers in figuring out that abuse of AAS is not mainly because students want to participate and perform well in sports... Summary Summary Thorolfur Thorlindson conducted a research d “Sport, and use of ...
Steroids
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...used ergogenic supplements are protein supplements, energy boosters, weight loss agents and anabolic agents etc (Bonci, 2010). It is this category of anabolic agents in which the stubject matter of steroids falls. Steroids constitute two categories namely anabolic and corticosteroids... Ergogenic aids and steroids: Ergogenic aids are basically dietary supplements which are used as a means of improving production, control, efficiency and utilization of energy (Marc & Silver, 2001). The main purpose of the ergogenic aids is to enhance athletic performance in order to give a boost over the opponents (Bonci, 2010). Ergogenic aids may be aimed at different aspects of the being for enhancement purposes, for...
Should doping be allowed in professional sports?
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...Use of Doping Agents, Particularly Anabolic Steroids, in Sports and Society talks of how anabolic androgenic steroids has advanced from just a sport-related problem to public health issue. ProCon.org says how proponents argue that health risks of doping are often overstated whereas the opponents argue that those risks are harmful and deadly. Jeffrey Katz asserts in NPR argues that performance enhancing-drugs should not be used by sportsmen and those encouraging the use of such drugs as treatment for various ailments. It also does not offer equal opportunity in sports because of unfair advantage over others. Daniel Nasaw... Professional Sports and Doping Folke Sjoqvist, Mats Garle and Anders Rane in Use...
Why Do Americans Use So Many Legal Drugs (For Example, Alcohol, Tobacco, and OTC Drugs)?
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...used anabolic steroids to build muscle mass. Most recently some professional baseball players have shared that they have used HGF (Human Growth Factor) to accomplish the same goal since... Why do Americans use so many legal drugs (for example, alcohol, tobacco, and OTC drugs)? What aspects of our society promote extensive drug use? One of the reasons that legal drugs are used to the extent that they are indulged is that the culture of the United States is defined by its show of both wealth and indulgence. Most of those that indulge in the use of legal drugs first come from families where legal drug use is a part of the daily function of their parents. According to Hanson, Venturelli, and Fleckenstein...
(Business Ethics) An Ethical Analysis of the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport
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...use of pharmacological drugs, hormones, anabolic steroids came into existence. Due to the presence of varied types of steroid and anabolic steroids, the performance and strength of the professional players increased but it hindered the qualities of fair play. Moreover, introduction of such type of performance enhancing drugs also reduced the features and natural qualities of athletes. Therefore due to the causes the ethical framework of sports changed from impartiality and objectivity to partiality and biasness. This paper mainly tries to highlight the issue, that whether... An Ethical Analysis of the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport Introduction Ethics and sports are directly related with...
Adverse T:E Ratio: Possible Doping
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...use of prohibited substances can be authorized for medical reasons by virtue of a TUES. The substances that top this list are Anabolic Agents indicated by Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS), e.g., testosterone, nandrolone, methandienone, and stanozolol. Substances prohibited in all situations are anabolic agents mainly steroids, hormones, beta 2-agonists, agents with anti-estrogenic activity, diuretics and masking agents. All these banned substances must not be present in tested urine samples, therefore, laboratories report the presence of such compounds in the samples on a qualitative basis. Urine samples are routinely used to perform doping control...  Adverse T: E Ratio: Possible Doping The misuse of ...
Should Barry Bonds get into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame (argument in favor of Bonds)
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...use illegal substances are often given an asterisk next to their record that places a question mark on the validity of the accomplishment. Yet, this assumes his batting was based on drugs alone. It is impossible to make this determination conclusively. Even if a player used anabolic steroids, scientific studies have mixed results making it difficult for an absolute conclusion to be reached. In fact, if PEDs were all it took to become a professional athlete the use of these drugs would be out of control in the amateur leagues as well. After an intense study of steroid use and it’s affect... ?Why Barry Bonds Should be Admitted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Though Barry Bonds may have used steroids while a ...
Steriodogenesis has a common pathway but hormonal steriods are secreted in a strongly cell specific manner. Discuss
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...steroidal hormones from cholesterol. Cholesterol is a sterol derived from steroid nucleus. A steroid is an organic molecule that contains four fused cycloalkane rings (Jeremy 2011, p.78). All steroidal hormones with the exception of vitamin D contain cyclopentanophenanthrene ring and cholesterol numbering method. Examples of steroids include sex hormones like testosterone, dietary fat. Animals, plants and fungi all generate steroids. Steriodogenesis is an anabolic process that follows mevalonate pathway while using acetyl-CoA as a building block. Steroidogenesis takes place in endocrine glands like the adrenal and gonads.P450side chain linked... ? Steriodogenesis Steriodogenesis is the synthesis of...
How life is influenced by science
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...using other drugs but not testosterone in 2010. He was also found out to be guilty of illegal blood transfusion. Floyd was then stripped of his title as the world champion of 2006. Testosterone is a steroid hormone; it is the principle male sex hormone and anabolic hormone. This hormone plays a major role in the development of male reproductive tissues, bone mass and body growth . Its anabolic effects are growth of muscle mass and strength and the simulation of bone maturation and linear growth. Testosterone levels in the body should not exceed the normal level, this is the basis of the testosterone test (Webmed). This test tends to find out the reason for higher performance than... How life is...
"Antibody mediated hypersensitivity is clinically more significant that cell mediated hypersensitivity". Discuss.
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...use of cytokines, thus for the cell mediated immunity cytokines might fail to be present. Anabolic steroids are made up of some performance- enhancement drugs. These drugs do the mimicking of the testosterone inside the body... Antibody-mediated hypersensitivity and the Cell-mediated immunity The antibody-mediated hypersensitivity occurs whenever the antibodies become directed against the antigens along the surface of the tissue components and cells. Such reactive antigens might be naturally occurring, intrinsic, or reactive antigen. The deposition of antibodies might have a number of detrimental effects, which include phagocytosis, inflammation and opsonization in case it takes place along the surface...
The use, abuse and misuse of performance enhancing drugs including painkillers in sports
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...use of performance enhancement drugs has been enforced when a number of athletes, who after testing exhibited positive results, have been stripped of their Olympic medals and become subject to criticism in society and sports world. For instance Barry Bonds who after recording a world record 756 home runs for the San Francisco Giants, was tested positive for use of anabolic steroids, tarnishing his image and records for all football fans in the united states (Rxethics.org, n.d.). Athletes should refrain from using performance-enhancing drugs as seen; it creates unfair competition and un-sportsmanship in the sporting arena. The laws created and anti doping agencies should increase its... ?The Use, Abuse...
Why steriods and kids don't mix
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...steroid user may be no better than a heroin junkie who needs a fix. Anabolic steroids have some medical uses. They are used for treating specific types of anemia, some breast cancers, and testosterone deficiency, but they are more commonly known to young people for their body-building... Steroids Introduction Steroids are a group of powerful drugs. Steroids are hormones that are made in the laboratory, and they have the same muscle- and tissue-building effects as the male sex hormone testosterone. During World War II, German soldiers took them before battle to make them more aggressive, and after the war, survivors of the Nazi death camps took them to build up their wasted bodies. It wasn't long afterwa...
The use, abuse and misuse of performance enhancing drugs including painkillers as it relates to soccer and other sports,
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...use of performance enhancement drugs has been enforced when a number of athletes, who after testing exhibited positive results, have been stripped of their Olympic medals and become subject to criticism in society and sports world. For instance Barry Bonds who after recording a world record 756 home runs for the San Francisco Giants, was tested positive for use of anabolic steroids, tarnishing his image and records for all football fans in the united states (Rxethics.org, n.d.). Athletes should refrain from using performance-enhancing drugs as seen; it creates unfair competition and un-sportsmanship in the sporting arena. The laws created and anti doping agencies should increase its... The Use, Abuse...
Steroids and Masculinity
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...use of steroids is related with the degree of satisfaction that men have about their own body structure. Some people are believed to have a behavioural syndrome: ‘muscle dysmorphia’; in this condition although men have strong and large muscular built, they still think they are weak (Why Do People Abuse Anabolic Steroids). This mental dilemma forces them to take external help in the form of steroids to build their body according to their hypothetical body image. Men are lured into taking steroids because of its benefits which are- muscle and strength gain, increased agility, increased stamina and increased endurance in any of the physical activities... Steroids and Masculinity We live in a competitive...
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