Drugs and Sports

Drugs and Sports

by Alan Marzilli

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791095539
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Series: Point/Counterpoint Series: Issues in Contemporary American Society
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction: Performance-enhancing Drugs and Sports Doping 10

Point: The Media Has Blown the "Problem" of Performance-enhancing Drugs out of Proportion 23

Counterpoint: Performance-enhancing Drugs Are Damaging the Integrity of Athletic Competition 37

Point: Congressional Action on Performance-enhancing Drug Use Is Improper 55

Counterpoint: Congressional Intervention Is Needed to Restore Public Confidence in Professional Sports 72

Point: Athletes Need More Freedom to Take Dietary Supplements 90

Counterpoint: Dietary Supplements Are Harmful to Athletes and Athletic Competition 106

Conclusion: The Future of Doping 116

Appendix Beginning Legal Research 123

Elements of the Argument 126

Notes 128

Resources 132

Index 136

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