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  • Anabolic Steroids

    The Effects of Anabolic Steroids Around three million adults use anabolic steroids in the United States and about 2.7-2.9 percent of those who are young adults have used steroids at least once during their lives. (Baker, Graham, Davies) Anabolic steroids are one of the three different types of steroids that also consist of corticosteroids and estrogenic steroids. Corticosteroids and estrogenic steroids are only beneficial for specific medical patients and have almost no abuse potential. (BE#9) The main purpose of anabolic steroids, which increase muscle and strength, is to be used in small dosages to help medical patients recover from diseases. (SC#11) (Clayton) Although anabolic steroids are only supposed to be used for medical purposes,…

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  • The Consequences Of Anabolic Steroids

    teens are hastily venturing into the world of anabolic steroids to gain an edge on their performance without thinking of the consequences. There are two different views when it comes to the issue of high school athletes using anabolic steroids. The first is, all high school athletes should be tested for anabolic steroids due to the health risks involved. The second viewpoint is that; High school students shouldn’t be tested for anabolic steroids due to the fact that testing is too expensive and…

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  • The Use Of Anabolic Steroids

    Performance-enhancing drugs are unscrupulous and should not be taken or used. There are many downfalls to taking anabolic steroids, and the first one that will be mentioned is that the use of performance-enhancing drugs (anabolic steroids) may lead to some grim health problems that many people don’t even take into consideration before the abuse of the drug. The second downfall to be declared is going to talk about the reason many people still use performance-enhancing drugs even though they are…

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  • Anabolic Steroid Athletes

    escape and forget. One example of a steroid athletes rely on is Stanozolol more commonly referred to…

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  • Anabolic Steroids Essay

    Are Anabolic Steroids made for Athletes? In a world of fast growing technologies and new innovations in medicine, it is hard to use these innovations the intended way they were structured for, even though their authentic use is vital in the medical field, a lot of people use them for personal benefits to achieve a certain goal while ignoring the side effects that are genuinely meant to fit the patient that is acquiring the indisposition. Anabolic steroids are one of these innovations which are…

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  • Essay On Anabolic Steroids

    Anabolic Steroids and Their Legality in Sports and Civilian Life Should anabolic steroids be illegal? The answer lies within technological improvement and scientific discovery. Steroids are just a technology that humans invented to better themselves physically with little extra work added on. Before steroids, records were just barely better than average. After scientific discovery and the creation of steroids, records started being shattered and actually becoming something hard to reach.…

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  • Anabolic Steroid Abuse

    Steroid abusers subject themselves to over 70 different side effects that ranged from acne to severity sides such as cancer. Anabolic steroids are known as enhancing drugs that are used for natural and synthetic substances. There are different kinds of steroids that have different functions. The functions can range from increased muscle mass, stimulants, weight control and etc. When steroids was introduced into sports in the late 1950’s the use of anabolic steroids has been a controversial…

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  • Anabolic Steroids In Sports

    The use of anabolic steroids in sports has had its positive impact on athlete’s performance and the sport itself, especially its impact on enhancing some of the athlete’s physical characteristics and helping them to go beyond their limits so that they can overcome naturally talented athletes. Anabolic steroids and PEDS are sold to athletes to allow them look, perform and feel better after heavy workouts (Livestrong 2015). PEDS Supporters believe that there is probably no athlete alive at any…

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  • Anabolic Steroids Analysis

    In this documentary it discusses the use of anabolic steroids and how they are used as a performance enhancing drug. It is a widely used drug in the United States to achieve the American dream. They have been part of sports for many years now. Some people think it has made it a sport filled with drugs and dealers instead of talent and skill. Others say without it sports would not be able to progress like it has and that it needs to be legalized so that every athlete has equal access and the…

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  • Anabolic Steroids Case Study

    Athletes of all kinds strive to be stronger and faster. This characteristic has brought rise in athletes turning to unnatural ways to aid in improving their performance. Androgenic anabolic steroids are what athletes have turned to in order to perform at a higher level in their sport or to improve their body composition. For many years, steroids were abused solely by professional athletes and elite bodybuilders. However, over time this use has spread to recreational athletes and has found its…

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