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eBook Drugs, Steroids, and Sports (Understanding Drugs) ePub

by Janet Mohun

  • ISBN: 0531106268
  • Category: Addiction and Recovery
  • Subcategory: Fitness and Nutrition
  • Author: Janet Mohun
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Franklin Watts (February 1, 1989)
  • ePub book: 1282 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
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Describes the drugs that some athletes are using in an attempt to improve their performances, explains the effects of steroids on the body, and looks at how testing programs are used in an attempt to stop drug abuse in sports. Format: Library Binding.

Describes the drugs that some athletes are using in an attempt to improve their performances, explains the effects of steroids on the body, and looks at how testing programs are used in an attempt to stop drug abuse in sports. ISBN13: 9780531106266. Release Date: January 1988.

g drugs may not be desirable, but they are here to stay As a father and an avid sports fan, I understand the dangers that performance enhancing drugs pose for athletes, a. .

g drugs may not be desirable, but they are here to stay. What we can do away with is the hypocrisy. Insiders know that many – perhaps most – top players in all sports take drugs to train harder and feel no pain during play. And steroids are so low on the list of drugs or diets that cause serious harm I don’t understand why we would start there. As a father and an avid sports fan, I understand the dangers that performance enhancing drugs pose for athletes, as well as the teenagers who seek to emulate them, not to mention the effect that these drugs have on the integrity of sports.

Further reading": page 125. Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-122) and index. Making world headlines - What are anabolic steroids? -. - Who's using? -. - Health consequences - Steroids and body image - Steroids and sports - Laws - Continuing controversy. Describes what steroids are, how they work, why people misuse them, their devastating effects, and the steps being taken to control their use. Anabolic steroids are powerful drugs that can increase strength and body weight quickly.

Key words: Drug abuse, doping, sports. Drug is defined as a substance that alters the physiological. This book describes a completely symptom-oriented approach to treating clinical problems. In recent years drug abuse by college athletes has received greater attention. Because of the recognition of the growing problem of drug use in athletics, the new NCAA drug testing policy, and recent deaths of elite athletes, the sport psychologist should be prepared to deal with this issue.

Our images of the nonmedical drug user normally include the heroin addict nodding in the doorway, the spaced-out .

Our images of the nonmedical drug user normally include the heroin addict nodding in the doorway, the spaced-out marijuana smoker, and maybe, if we know that alcohol is a drug, the wino sprawled on the curb. We probably do not think of the Olympic gold medalist, the professional baseball player who is a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame, or the National Football League lineman. Yet these athletes and hundreds, perhaps thousands, of others regularly use drugs in the course of their training, performance, or both.

Drugs, Steroids, and Sports. This book is much easier to understand than the other books that I have chosen. It depicts athletes from all over the world and not just the United States. 1 Apr. 2008

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g drugs, not divine inspiration or intensified weight training, were behind Mr. Bonds's late-career home-run surge, according to "Game of Shadows," a devastating new book by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams

g drugs, not divine inspiration or intensified weight training, were behind Mr. Bonds's late-career home-run surge, according to "Game of Shadows," a devastating new book by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams. They are the investigative reporters for The San Francisco Chronicle who broke article after article in 2004 about a nutritional supplement company called Balco (Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative) and its distribution of g drugs to some of the biggest names in sports.

Describes the drugs that some athletes are using in an attempt to improve their performances, explains the effects of steroids on the body, and looks at how testing programs are used in an attempt to stop drug abuse in sports