When Winning Costs Too Much: Steroids, Supplements, and Scandal in Today's Sports

When Winning Costs Too Much: Steroids, Supplements, and Scandal in Today's Sports

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Overview

When Winning Costs Too Much: Steroids, Supplements, and Scandal in Today's Sports by Julian Bailes, John McCloskey

The authors combine to produce a work that addresses some of the most pressing issues in athletics today. While the book focuses primarily on steroid and supplement abuse, it also covers unethical practices on the part of some coaches and athletes to gain a competitive edge. Finally, it offers healthy alternatives to supplements for athletes wishing to gain size and strength without putting their future health at risk.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589791794
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Dr. Julian E. Bailes is a neurosurgeon who has worked the NFL Players Association in tracking long-term effects of concussions, steroid use, and depression among its retired players. He lives in Morgantown, W.V. John McCloskey is a sports editor at the Houston Chronicle. He lives in Houston.

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