Essays Tagged: "muscle mass"

Sports Science

in the attempt to flush pout all evidence of the drug.Anabolic Steroids: These are used to increase muscle mass, making a person stronger. These can have very bad side effects on the athlete.There are ...

(1 pages) 70 1 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is in indepth look at muscular dystrophy. In this report the causes, the symptoms, and the treatment are discussed pretty throughly.

Muscular Dystrophy, crippling disease characterized by gradual wasting of skeletal muscle. The clinical course is progressive, with increased weakness and diminution in muscle mass an ... gnized, based on pattern of inheritance, age when symptoms are first noted, and distribution of the muscles earliest involved. Microscopic abnormalities of skeletal muscle are found in each type.In th ... d in each type.In the Duchenne form of the disease, symptoms usually are noted before age five. The muscles first affected are those of the pelvis and trunk, resulting in spinal deformity and a waddli ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


was first introduced, many people were mislead to believe thatephedra was a healthy way to increase muscle mass and loose weight quickly. In reality,people were losing weight quickly, but many were al ...

(2 pages) 44 3 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Brief 2 page essay describing Andro Supplements. cycle, side effects, results, studies, resources as well

ded to take it 60-120 minutes before a workout. This supplement will give considerable increases in muscle mass but has been in controversy for whether or not it should be as easily available as it to ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Female weightlifting

do, but most of us don't. One specific change people can make for their bodies is to increase their muscle mass. In order to increase muscle mass, people need to strength train. The procedure that the ... form to increase its size by strength training is the same in both men and women. The components of muscle in the male and female body are the same. Although the effect on the rest of the body from in ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Misunderstandings about the Power of Protein

. This paper will explain that drastically increasing protein intake does not directly increase the muscle mass of a bodybuilder. Many bodybuilders believe that the more protein they take in the more ... open to speculation.The combination of the heavy weight training and anaerobic activity places the muscles of bodybuilders under significantly more stress. This is primarily because of the protein lo ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Women In The Military

ent. The army has conducted hundreds of studies that have shown that on an average, women have less muscle mass, are shorter, and weigh less than men; who put them at a disadvantage while completing t ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A BRIEF history on the uses of Steroids.

atural and synthetic steroid hormones that promote cell growth and division, resulting in growth of muscle tissue and sometimes bone size and strength. Testosterone is the best known natural anabolic ... zing effects.Examples of anabolic effects:* Increased protein synthesis from amino acids* Increased muscle mass and strength* Increased appetite* Increased bone remodelling and growth* Stimulation of ...

(12 pages) 70 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

How Society Is Affected By Drug Usage In Sport?

do.Drug usage in sport is cheating whether it be to play better, to be more relaxed or to gain more muscle mass. Like many drugs such as cocaine (used by 1.3% of all Canadians) can give athletes, that ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.6 Nov/2005

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

Grizzly Bear.

fur has a "grizzled" look, which gave it its name. The grizzly bear has a hump on its back made of muscle mass and the grizzly can weigh 350-1500 pounds. ( Black bears live in fore ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sports and Drug Use

d to help speed up the recovery of injuries 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 ... eart in it. Andro is not an illegal drug yet, but the FDA and Congress are nipping at its heals. No muscle enhancing substances should be allowed into athletics. Why should someone making over $100 mi ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"Steroids Destroys Athletes"

hought that they were a miracle drug that had the ability to build more body tissue and create more muscle mass. Steroids first major outbreak happened after World War II. They were used back then to ...

(4 pages) 74 1 4.4 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Who Were The Neanderthals

and robust than we are today. This meant that they were probably exceedingly strong. With the added muscle mass one also had to have a large and strong skeleton to support their weight.Other character ... heir slopping forehead and tapered rear of the skull. This tapered rear bun allowed for strong neck muscles to be attached. They also had considerably large teeth, of which their function was not just ...

(2 pages) 696 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Working Out

ut increases the body's strength. When a person lifts weight, he or she exerts strain on his or her muscles. These muscles are damaged from the work and need to heal. While healing, the muscles grow n ... and need to heal. While healing, the muscles grow new tissue and fibers, thus enlarging the body's muscle mass. The new fibers and tissues are stronger and more resilient than the older fibers and ti ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Supplements: Gain the Edge or Fall Behind? Living in such

end billions of dollars a year on supplements in hopes that they will aid in their efforts to build muscle mass and increase their power. The supplement industry continues to grow with little regulati ... ine-grabbing substance said to help boost athletic performance. Everyone agrees that for increasing muscle mass, Creatine is the most effective legal sports supplement ever. According to experts, Crea ...

(6 pages) 704 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

By: Brady Anderson The two-story wood house at 1125 Ave

randomly commented; as he lifted a 120lb sculpture onto a table, with extreme ease due to his large muscle mass.Jamie nodded, "Where should I put all that excess dinnerware that your aunt gave us?" "H ...

(19 pages) 814 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Steroids in Sports

id use within professional leagues.Steroid use by professional athletes as adults can help increase muscle growth after a severe injury, enabling an athlete to continue to play. For instance, a profes ... the athlete to recovery with full use of the appendage. Steroids help in stabilizing or increasing muscle mass to compensate for ligament tears. Steroids such as cortisone shots should not be taken o ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Rite of Passage

wth of their arms, legs, trunk and chest. They also experience other changes such as an increase in muscle mass, a deepening of the voice and the ability to get erections and ejaculate. Some boys also ...

(6 pages) 59 1 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sports Nutrition and Supplements

rs. This allows amino acids to constantly stay in the body and prevents the body from using its own muscle mass due to lack of nutrition (Clark, 2008). Not eating right can lead to health related prob ... ressure, colon cancer, and Type Two diabetes (Knowles, 2008). It also helps maintain healthy bones, muscles, joints, and a healthy heart (Knowles, 2008). Exercise can reduce the symptoms of anxiety an ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Nutrition As It Relates To Aging

ect to a poorer quality of life.DiscussionAs people grow older, people lose lean body mass. Reduced muscle mass comprises of skeletal muscle, smooth muscle as well as muscle that affects imperative or ... l muscle, smooth muscle as well as muscle that affects imperative or function, with loss of cardiac muscle possibly the most important one. Cardiac capacity can be decreased and cardiac function impai ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays