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  • Anabolic Steroids

    Anabolic Steroids

    Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and about muscle and bone disease. There are many blood

    Essay Length: 2,884 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: July
  • Anabolic Steroids: And the High School Athlete

    Anabolic Steroids: And the High School Athlete

    Anabolic Steroids: And the High School Athlete Anabolic steroid abuse has become a national concern among high school athletes. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of athletes using these performance enhancing drugs in high school almost double the number using since the 1980's. These athletes feel that steroids gives them the competitive edge that they think they need to boost themselves past the competition. Steroids have been used in bodybuilding and other

    Essay Length: 1,498 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Max
  • Anabolic Steroids

    Anabolic Steroids

    Since ancient history, many athletes have resorted to performance enhancing aids to give them an edge on their opponents. Greek Olympians used strychnine and hallucinogenic mushrooms to psych up for an event. "In 1886 a French cyclist was the first athlete to die from using a performance enhancer, called speedballs, a mixture of cocaine and heroin. In the 1920's, physicians inserted slices of monkey testicles into male athletes to help boost vitality. In the 1930's

    Essay Length: 952 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Max
  • Anabolic Steroid Use in Athletics

    Anabolic Steroid Use in Athletics

    Anabolic Steroid Use In Athletics Why is there such a huge controversy about non-medical anabolic steroid usage in sports? It is illegal and banned by most sports organizations everywhere. I believe that anabolic steroid use by athletes should continue to be banned. It is dangerous to the athlete's health, and is also cheating. Society is sending a mixed message about punishing athletes for the usage of anabolic steroids. In my paper, I plan to discuss

    Essay Length: 1,108 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Sports and Drugs: Anabolic Steroids

    Sports and Drugs: Anabolic Steroids

    Sports and Drugs: Anabolic Steroids In today’s world, being famous is very important to athletes all over the world. In sports, the more popular and athletic you are the more money you obtain. It is not easy being the best on the playing field, so some chose to use easier forms of getting an advantage. They believe that drugs will give them that important edge over their opponents. Using drugs means that athletes don’t have

    Essay Length: 1,512 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Effects of Using Anabolic Steroids

    The Effects of Using Anabolic Steroids

    Imagine going bald at age 24. That is one of the many effects of using anabolic steroids. The effects to your appearance include balding, acne, gynecomastia (growing of male breast), increased muscle mass, and many more. The internal effects include decrease in sperm count, increased chance of heart disease, headaches, kidney & liver problems, and the list goes on. There is also increased aggression in steroid users. (Anabolic 1-4) The skin is the largest organ

    Essay Length: 671 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Bred
  • Anabolic Steroids

    Anabolic Steroids

    If someone guaranteed you amazing results in the weight room with minimal effort by just taking a pill would you take it? You probably would! But, if you knew that these pills could potentially knock 20 years off your life. Would you take it then? You would be surprised to find out how many people would answer yes to that question. In the past three decades, steroids have become a serious problem, more than ever

    Essay Length: 1,460 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Vika
  • Dangers of Anabolic Steroids

    Dangers of Anabolic Steroids

    For the past three decades, steroids have become a serious problem of abuse in the athletic field. Steroids are an anabolic drug affecting the growth hormones. Some of which include the androgens (male sex hormones) principally testosterone and estrogen and progestogens (female sex hormones). Steroids were first developed for medical purposes. They're used in controlling inflammation, strengthening weakened hearts, preventing conception, and alleviating symptoms of arthritis and asthma. Unfortunately research has shown that steroids have

    Essay Length: 438 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Should Steroids Be Banned from Society?

    Should Steroids Be Banned from Society?

    Should Steroids Be Banned From Society? Chris Jutt Research Paper Should Steroids Be Banned From Society? It's amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of performance and to get an edge on the rivaled competition. Often people do not realize the long-term effects 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

    Essay Length: 1,830 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Top
  • Assault Weapons Ban

    Assault Weapons Ban

    Assault Weapons Ban Congress passed the Federal Assault Weapons Ban as a subtitle of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act that was passed in 1994. This law prohibited the sale of semi-automatic "assault weapons" manufactured after the date that the law was passed. Although the law expired 10 years after it was enacted, it is important note the impact that it made. Up until the Federal Assault Weapons Ban was enacted, there was

    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2008 By: Max
  • Ban on Smoking in Public Places

    Ban on Smoking in Public Places

    Smoking ban in public places has been a hot issue these last months not only in Malta but also in various countries who are discussing the effects a ban would have. There have been several debates on smoking ban. Even though the harmful effects of smoking, both active and passive, are well known and undeniable smoking is far from being in decline; it is spreading among young people in particular quickly. Most controversial debate is

    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Steroids


    As society merges from day to day and norms get more in percentage there are many things that are corrupting the American society. Of those many things, there is the word that many people are familiar with and that is the word "drugs". Many drugs come into the United States and flood each state and town from North to South. In 1995 Newsweek came out with an estimate that over 85% of teenagers have used

    Essay Length: 632 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Smoking Ban in Uk

    Smoking Ban in Uk

    Salma Aslam 20/11/06 The UK should be a smoke free zone. Discuss the arguments for and against the introduction of a total smoking ban in the UK. The effects of smoking have been big news for many years. Every year more people try to quit, there are more restrictions on smoking, and more research into the effects of smoking both on smokers and the people around them. Smoking is a greater cause of death and

    Essay Length: 947 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Should Frats Be Banned from College Campus’s?

    Should Frats Be Banned from College Campus’s?

    Should Fraternities Be Banned From College Campus The frequency of binge drinking at fraternities and sororities leads to an “Animal House” style of living. (Dr. Henry Wechsler, Harvard University) Students celebrate the end of the week by flocking to local bars for $2 pitchers. They prepare for the big game by tailgating in the parking lots with coolers full of beer. Fraternities use keg parties to help recruit new pledges. As college students return to

    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: regina
  • Steroids


    “…medical researchers believe that between 1 and 3 million youths and adults have taken anabolic steroids in one form or another specifically to enhance their looks or athletic performances,” stated Nuwer (Nuwer, 61). As astounding as these figures are, the number of performance drug users is steadily increasing. With this progressively increasing numbers, it is projected that millions more will use steroids in the immediate future (Newer, 61). Athletes have always sought an advantage in

    Essay Length: 1,529 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • Steroids


    You've seen them, and you thought you knew what was going on. The muscle-heads at the gym, the all-star basketball player, the amazing offensive tackle, and the lightning fast swimmer. All of them used steroids, and you knew it. They were all unnaturally strong, and looked like gods. But what you could not see is the terrible side effects which come through the use of anabolic steroids. These powerful drugs have both positive and negative

    Essay Length: 1,035 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: July
  • Steroids


    Steroids A Winning Edge? one pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small Alice in Wonderland You take the blue pill and the story ends. You wake in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill and you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes. Remember -- all I am offering is the truth, nothing more. The Matrix Our society loves a

    Essay Length: 1,139 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Max
  • Steroids in Sports

    Steroids in Sports

    Steroids in sports When it comes to sports and non-prescribed anabolic steroids there has been an ongoing controversy between numerous of the professional sports players, professional sports leagues, their fans, and the government and congress. The controversy thrives from the professional sports player’s use of anabolic steroids to improve their game statistics, their body size, and their athletic abilities. The professional players use these illegal steroids or performance-enhancing drugs to increase muscle mass and

    Essay Length: 1,497 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Smokin Ban

    Smokin Ban

    1. Why is there a need to ban smoking in public places? A. Smoking is the biggest cause of premature death and ill health in Scotland, claiming 13,000 lives each year, around one in four deaths overall. The Executive is tackling the harmful effects of tobacco through public education and increased cessation services. However, more needs to be done. The health risks associated with second-hand smoke are clear and unequivocal. Second hand smoke is associated

    Essay Length: 998 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Top
  • Is Banning Books Wrong?

    Is Banning Books Wrong?

    Let's deal with language first. Personally I despise the term "bad language". Language is the protocol we use to communicate. Possibly language could be called bad if it was used in the wrong context or was ineffectual in communicating an idea to another person or persons, but this is not what people mean when they say bad language. They mean swearing. But why is swearing bad? Maybe it's blasphemous, but surely people have freedom of

    Essay Length: 792 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: regina
  • Banning of Fox Hunting

    Banning of Fox Hunting

    Banning of Fox Hunting Fox hunting is one form of hunting. It is a pursuit of a wild fox with a pack of hounds, which are specially bred and trained for the sole purpose of fox hunting, and are followed by hunters who usually ride on horses. When the hounds pick up the scent of a fox, they will follow it until the fox evades them, goes to ground, or is overtaken and killed by

    Essay Length: 849 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Vika
  • Book Banning

    Book Banning

    Book Banning has existed in America since colonial times, when legislatures and royal governors enacted laws against blasphemy and seditious libel. Legislatures in the early American republic passed laws against obscenity. Though freedom of the press has grown significantly over the course of the twentieth century, book banning and related forms of censorship have persisted due to cyclical concerns about affronts to cultural, political, moral, and religious belief. Drugs, sex, and profanity are daily topics

    Essay Length: 758 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Max
  • Making a Smart Decision on Steroid Use

    Making a Smart Decision on Steroid Use

    Title of Speech: making a smart decision on steroid use Purpose statement: To persuade athletes to not use steroids INTRODUCTION I. Opening If there’s one thing a lot of people value these days, it’s a powerful looking body. And if you are an athlete, you want to make that body as powerful as it can be. So if an athlete wants to add some muscle, what can they do? Well, they can work out, or

    Essay Length: 1,140 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • Outline for Speech on Steroids

    Outline for Speech on Steroids

    Outline for Speech on Steroids Objective: To inform my audience of the dangers of steroid use and how it is becoming a growing societal problem. Introduction To start my speech I will use this attention getter: • In light of the recent events surrounding pro-wrestler Chris Benoit and high-profile athletes, I decided to investigate Steroids further. Next, I will convey my thesis statement to my audience to let them know why this speech is important

    Essay Length: 492 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Steroids in Baseball

    Steroids in Baseball

    Steroids in Baseball As I watched the San Francisco Giants play baseball on ESPN, I thought to myself, is Barry Bonds taking steroids? It’s a tough question that surrounds baseball as he approaches Hank Aaron’s all-time homerun record. If it is proven that he has been taking them, baseball’s records could be tainted. Barry Bonds is not the only athlete in the questioning of steroids, it has been estimated that over half of Major League

    Essay Length: 834 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Bred

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