Essay on Steroid Usage Among Young Athletes

1979 Words May 10th, 2015 8 Pages
Mark McGwire ,Lance Armstrong, and Sammy Sosa all have been notorious athletes in the sports they play but have all been example of steroid consumption to many teens. Over the recent years amazing athletes have upgraded their game due to utilizing steroids and have paved the road for young athletes. In fact, there has been disappointment among many high school stars for they are victims of anabolic steroids. Its important to realize that steroids come in different forms of consumption: pills, needle shots or fluid. Over the recent years there has been an uprising of steroid usage among young athletes due to media influence and superstar role models. Not only are male the ones, but also females are also participants of this epidemic among young athletes. Through the consumption of these enhancement products athletes get a positive effect of exceeding in their sport and be physically fit. Although, everything may seem excellent, many young athletes do not know the harmful effects and other devastating consequences steroid use can bring to their lives.* Therefore, the consumption of steroid have increased among young athletes without them knowing the harmful effects it has on their body. The consumption of steroids can be devastating for it has an obvious effect on the user’s physical body . In fact, the athletes consuming can be reflected on their physicality. According to the “Is Your Teen Using Steroid” , Myers…

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