How Dangerous Are Performance-Enhancing Drugs?

How Dangerous Are Performance-Enhancing Drugs?

by Lydia Bjornlund

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601521262
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: In Controversy Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: A Growing Controversy 6

Chapter 1 What Are the Origins of the Performance-Enhancing Drugs Controversy? 11

Chapter 2 Do Performance-Enhancing Drugs Pose a Health Risk? 25

Chapter 3 Do Performance-Enhancing Drugs Harm the Integrity of Sports? 38

Chapter 4 Should Sports Organizations Take Stronger Measures to Stop Performance-Enhancing Drugs? 51

Chapter 5 How Can the Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs Be Prevented? 65

Related Organizations and Web Sites 80

Additional Reading 83

Source Notes 85

Index 92

About the Author 96

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