Essays Tagged: "Steroid"

Should steroids be banned from society?

Should steroids be bannedfrom society?It's amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of perfor ... that result from the decisions they make early in life. This resembles the obvious phenomenon with steroids. Steroids became a spreading exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting ... exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events during the 1950's. This use of steroids among athletes became apparent when Canadian sprint runner Ben Johnson tested positive for ...

(7 pages) 332 2 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Anabolic Steroids, use and side effects

Anabolic SteroidsDescription:Anabolic steroids are performance enhancing drugs. They are a synthetic form of ... synthetic form of the chemical testosterone that is normally found in the body. By taking anabolic steroids, a person's testosterone level can be raised up to a hundred times more than the usual amou ... ynthesis and androgenic activity (enhanced secondary sexual characteristics) in males. The users of steroids want to increase the anabolic effects and reduce the androgenic effects, but no steroid is ...

(10 pages) 340 3 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Effects of Anabolic Steroids

ar basketball player, the amazing offensive tackle, and the lightning fastswimmer. All of them used steroids, and you knew it. They were all unnaturally strong, andlooked like gods. But what you could ... gods. But what you could not see is the terrible side effects which come through theuse of anabolic steroids. These powerful drugs have both positive and negative results from theiruse. Along with inc ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

High School Sports: They're NOT That Great

on. In most cases, this is true, but a large percentage of high school players, even the girls, use steroids to enhance their physical shape and performance. Coaches often drive the thought that winni ... rs' heads, that the athletes will do almost anything to get the win. Coaches know that athletes use steroids, but choose to be quiet about it, and when someone gets caught, it's the same story every t ...

(2 pages) 57 1 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Drugs and their influence on sports today

of drugs that can help enhance your performance but the most controversial one is anabolic androgen steroids, which are a derivation of testosterone. But many of the negative results that occur becaus ... are a derivation of testosterone. But many of the negative results that occur because of the use of steroids are similar to those of other drugs. The number of positive steroid test at Olympic events ...

(6 pages) 86 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Drug Abuse in Women

m any running competitions and was stripped of many metals he earned because he tested positive for steroids in1993. Imagine how the drug problem has grown. Health is a major problem in taking the dru ... least one competition in their career. Of the seventy-five, twenty-five admitted to past or current steroid use. Those who did not use steroids used other types of performance-enhancers such as ephedr ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"Games such as football are not only dangerous but also a waste of time" What do you think?

tablishing a career in sports. When the game becomes too competitive, the athletes may use too much steroids. This could lead to brain tumor. Being an athlete, they are prone to accidents and injuries ... still have to academically incline. Therefore, it shows that games is a waste of time.Athletes take steroids when the game becomes too competitive. This can be extremely dangerous when they take a hig ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

THG Steroids

Steroids are muscle-enhancing substances taken in the form of needles, pills or liquids. They are us ... gain muscle mass and to increase performance in any strenuous activity. More specifically, sports. Steroids are very unhealthy to the body and more importantly illegal in the United States. They are ... ore importantly illegal in the United States. They are ordered or smuggled in from other countries. Steroids are a huge problem in sports such as the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and most others as well. Many a ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Steriod use and effects on Athletes

All about Steroids Understanding steroid Steroids natureSteroids that are used by athletes are the artificial ... the adrenal gland in men and ovaries and adrenal gland in women contains certain kind of fat called steroids, natural ones, which means "solid" in Greek. The body produces about 600 different kinds of ... in males is about 10 to 15 times more than in women. For this reason we notice that women who uses steroids have masculine characteristics (Yesalis, 23-24). A male human body produce an average of 2. ...

(14 pages) 202 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Steroids and Athletes... the different affects different steroids have on the human body, and how it is related to our althletes.

Since the 1950's, some athletes have taken steroids to gain strength, build muscle, and boost athletic performance. Other parts of the populati ... build muscle, and boost athletic performance. Other parts of the population have also begun to take steroids as well. Athletes' use of steroids is very popular these days, but even though steroids do ... s do produce quick gains in muscle size, they also have some very serious side effects.So, what are steroids? Steroids are drug or hormonal substances chemically and pharmacologically related to testo ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

America's Present Time--this is a satirical essay about the use of steroids in sports today.

America's Present Time Steroids seem to be popular in the sport's world today. There are professional athletes who have tak ... e popular in the sport's world today. There are professional athletes who have taken and still take steroids, but who can blame them? Steroids are great for the body. They make one stronger, more musc ... etter endurance. So what if they can make people unhappy or violent, the muscular results of taking steroids are well worth the side effects. Steroids help the body so much; it does not matter if a co ...

(2 pages) 31 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Steriods

I believe that anabolic steroids are undermining the athletic world. Young athletes look up to their favorite sports stars a ... s and want to be just like them when they grow up, so are they telling the younger athletes to take steroids? I believe they have a major influence on the number of youth who are taking steroids who w ... uence on the number of youth who are taking steroids who want to make it to the professional level. Steroids are a very dangerous drug to such ignorant populous such as young athletes to be exposed to ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Steroids In Sports

sketball. No matter what shape or form, sports are, and will always be, our first and foremost love.Steroids though are making a sour note in sports today. With Bonds home run record being questioned ... s things continue to get worse with the commisioner being questioned about the effectiveness of his steroid policy in baseball, the players are the ones who seem to be getting the most punishment for ...

(2 pages) 68 1 3.6 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Anabolic Steroids.

Anabolic Steroids are related to male sex hormones. "Anabolic" refers to muscle building and "Steroids" is a ... nditions that occur when the body produces abnormally low amounts of testosterone (which is- a male steroid hormone produced in the testicles and responsible for the development of secondary sex chara ... lead to serious health problems, some which can't be cured.Today, athletes and others use anabolic steroids to enhance performance and also to improve physical appearance. Anabolic steroids are taken ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Steroid in sport.

letes are taking performance enhancers such as creatine, androstenedione and worst of all, anabolic steroids.Steroids are chemicals that act like hormones (substances in your body that regulate bodily ... chemicals that act like hormones (substances in your body that regulate bodily functions). Anabolic steroids are the ones that are abused to build muscle mass or to make your workout longer. They are ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Steriods and Baseball

Over the past few years there has been a controversy involving steroids and their role in baseball. Many have argued over the advantages and disadvantages of the u ... and their role in baseball. Many have argued over the advantages and disadvantages of the usage of steroids in baseball, using valid points for both sides. Are the advantages to taking steroids worth ... for both sides. Are the advantages to taking steroids worth overlooking the disadvantages?Anabolic steroids resemble the male hormones, such as testosterone. These are the type of steroids that are u ...

(4 pages) 75 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sports and Drug Use

along with bodybuilding and weight training to increase muscle mass. The androgens are the male sex steroids. When andro is taken it can convert the female sex steroid, estrogen into testosterone. Tes ... ontrolled substance (Quinn).Some nutritionists say that androstenedione is nothing like the illegal steroids. On the contrary andro has many of the same elements steroids have. Luke Bucci, a nutrition ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Effects of Steroids on the Human Body

Anabolic steroids are synthetic chemicals mimicking testosterone, and are used to aid muscle growth and athle ... here are known harmful effects. It is estimated that more than 1 million athletes are or have taken steroids. Recently, in the last 10-15 years, there have been international scandals during the Olymp ... -15 years, there have been international scandals during the Olympics concerning the illegal use of steroids.Steroids affect men and women in different ways. When men take steroids, it results in stun ...

(1 pages) 645 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Major Baseball League Steroid Policy

The new policy for Major Baseball League Steroid policy is absolutely justifiable. Let’s start with the ethical principles of doing the ... nts, school, and society taught us to, never lie, never cheat and never steal. I believe that using steroids or other physical drugs enchantment is completely unacceptable.The players are taking a big ... s completely unacceptable.The players are taking a big health risk. Let’s start with; what are steroids? Steroids are a series of chemical or synthetic substance that mimic or substitute the body ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Steriods in Sports

There is more going on here than just the decades-old debate over steroid use in sports. The U.S. and the world edge of revolution in drugs and therapies that will re ... ord to deny the use of doping among athletes at all levels. From high school to pro sports, the use steroids and other performance-enhancing substances is all too common. In some sports, it has become ... level, and to me and probably every other fan, that is not the answer.The athlete that thinks using steroids to enhance his or her performance is not only cheating the sport but they are also cheating ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports