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    Performance Enhancing Drugs

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    Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) In all areas of sports, professional, college, and even high school, there is widespread illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs. It seems like you can’t go more than a week without hearing about somebody’s PED problems. Although there are many reasons for athletes to choose to use these drugs, the cost of such use, both to the athlete and to society can be extraordinarily high. The question that many people must answer to themselves is “is it worth the risk”

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    Sports Have No Room for Performance Enhancers

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    People talk about the great players that have played before, Lawrence Taylor, Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Wayne Gretzky, and Michael Jordan. These players were amazing athletes who played the game they loved every day. These legends would give one hundred and ten percent every time they stepped onto the field, into the court, or onto the rink. One thing we do not associate with these players is the use of any illegal substances to boost their level of play. But today we have gold medalists being stripped

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    Anabolic steroids can weaken the body’s defenses against viral infections and cancers, even at doses much smaller than those used by cheating athletes. If they are weakened, viral diseases and tumors may find it easier to take hold in the body, potentially placing those who take steroids for prolonged periods at risk. Athletes have used these drugs for a long time, “Dr. Weatherby said, But now for the first time we were able to show that androgenic anabolic steroids have a seriously detrimental effect

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    Stop The Dope The use of performance enhancing drugs pose several threats to an athletes health, gives athletes an unfair advantage, and can bring a lost of spirit and integrity for the sporting event and athlete. In athletics there is a code for the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs referred to as the World Anti-Doping Code. This code is enforced by the World Anti-Doping Agency and reads: The code bans a substance or procedure if it meets any two of these criteria: 1) it

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    Ultimate Testo Explosion Testosterone is a male steroid hormone which is responsible for maintaining man’s physical and mental health. Testosterone hormone plays a vital role in sperm production and most often it is associated with sex drive. Apart from regulating sperm production, it also regulates bone mass, muscle size, fat distribution and red blood cell production. The production of testosterone significantly increases during puberty and begins to decline after age 30. In a recent survey, it

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    Over the past years drugs have become more and more common for performance-enhancing in sport. This is affecting the way junior athletes foresee the way they should be participating in sporting activities. A performance-enhancing drug is any substance that cab be taken in a variety of ways to produce physical and/or psychological effects on the person taking it. Young athletes are seeing their role model taking drugs to improve their own performance is making young kids think that it’s okay to cheat

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    Everyday athletes evolve and get stronger, their competitiveness strives them to become the best players they could be. They keep playing with more and more talent surrounding them learning from their peers on how to be one of the greats; but some, choose to achieve “greatness” in other ways. Being an professional athlete you gain more access to the world. Performance enhancing drugs are just a hand’s grasp away. They want to be better than everyone else. The drugs give them that edge. Being the

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    Metabolism is defined the sum of all chemical reactions which occur and are involved in sustaining life of a cell, and thus an organism. Metabolism is of two types: Catabolism: in this process molecules break down producing energy Anabolism: in this process synthesis of essential compounds needed by the cells are produced (such as DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis). Bioenergetics describes the metabolic pathways by which a cell obtains energy. Nutrition science studies the relation between the food

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    There is perhaps no area of life more black and white than the athletic arena. For every game, there is a winner and a loser. For every race, there is a first place finisher, and then there is everyone else. The difference between winning and losing is often a razor thin margin with mere microseconds separating first place immortality from second place obscurity. In this outcome driven, competitive world of sports, athletes are looking for an edge, any edge, to insure success. Sadly, many from

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    Management Project

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    After reading three articles, one by J. L. Capper and D. J. Hayes detailing the environmental and economic impact of removing growth-enhancing technologies from U.S. beef production, another by M.E. Dikeman describing the effects of metabolic modifiers on carcass traits and meat quality, and lastly an article by Richard A Betts, Yadvinder Malhi and J. Timmons Roberts about the future of the Amazon and the new perspectives from climate, ecosystem and social sciences, I came to a consensus that they

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