The Moral Uses Of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Sports

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It is morally incorrect to cheat on a test as a student. The student who cheated have an edge and advantage over the students using their knowledge, and give in their best to try and accomplish their goals. Not only in life do people cheat to improve and make themselves look better, but also in sports. Imagine taking these illegal substances that will go against your beloved sport, being booed on stage thus destroying your dignity. Athletes take performance enhancing drugs to gain fame and make themselves look better than other athletes. Should athletes take a risky gamble and pay millions of dollars to take performance enhancing drugs? The answer is no, athletes are wasting millions to make the entertaining game they desire for unfair. If …show more content…
Most commonly used in baseball, Performance enhancing drugs affect the human body in many ways, but in most cases such PEDs such as human growth hormones are used for a quicker recovery from an injury. Other PEDs such as anabolic steroids are injected into the human body increase muscle mass. Performance enhancing drugs is declared illegal by the fans, commissioners and the sports, yet athletes take risks, to take these such supplements, to give themselves an edge, an edge to perform over their maximum capability. Taking performance enhancing drugs is not morally correct and should not be allowed! It harms an athlete every way negatively, yet athletes still attach themselves to enhancing drugs which, if caught, they can find themselves in a huge trouble hole with fines and apologies, and also a possible side effect that may affect them for the rest of their lives. Why would athletes take this huge gamble that will cost them in every way …show more content…
Performance enhancing drugs are considered wrong and illegal by most commissioners, in most leagues. Athletes still try and break this rule by taking these illegal substances so they have an advantage on the field. But when caught athletes are expected to be in huge trouble with suspensions and fines. Little do they know, another consequence may affect the rest of their lives. These “helpful” substances may backfire and cause side effects that have the potential to take someone 's life. According to Staff, Join Together. "Performance-Enhancing Drugs Can Have Severe Long-Term Impact on Health: Expert - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids."Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Join Together Staff, 7 Aug. 2013. Web. 04 Mar. 2016., In the long term, PEDs can cause impotence, worsening acne, balding and “steroid rage.” PEDs can also stunt growth in adolescents, the article notes. More serious effects include heart and liver damage, and an increased risk of blood clots.” Taking these substances may be helpful and useful, but serious side effect may traumatize one 's life, and these dangerous substances may take one 's life. A famous football player was unfortunate and was involved in a sad tragedy. As reported back in 1992, “ Lyle Alzado, the Brooklyn-born former lineman whose fierce play for the Los Angeles Raiders made him the apotheosis of ferocity and who later became a self-styled symbol of the dangers of

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