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Not for the Love of the Game. Arturo Salinas November 28,2012 English 1302 Felicia C. Dziadek. Performance-Enhancers. A substance used to enhance the physical and physiologi cal abilities of an individual Purposes Stimulates testosterone levels Enhances muscle recovery

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Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Not for the Love of

the Game

Arturo Salinas

November 28,2012

English 1302

Felicia C. Dziadek


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Performance-Enhancers

  • A substance used to enhance the physical and physiological abilities of an individual

  • Purposes

    • Stimulates testosterone levels

    • Enhances muscle recovery

    • Reduce fatigue factor

    • Stimulation of brain activity

    • Increase in cardiovascular


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

The Era of Drugs in Sports

1904 in Ancient Greece, U.S.’s Thomas Hicks is given strychnine and brandy prior to race

1960 Rome Olympics, Danish cyclists dies from amphetamine overdose

World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) puts restrictions on substances allowed for use of athletes

International Olympic Committee create a medical commission to compile list of drugs illegal for use with exception for therapeutic use


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Baseball’s Finest

  • IOC-MC begin drug testing baseball players in 2003

  • The mark of Jose Conseco is made in 2005

  • Following him are

    • Mark McGwire

    • Sammy Sosa

    • Barry Bonds

    • Roger Clemens


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Football Monsters Emerge

NFL begins to test players in 1987 once a year.

Retired players like Jim Haslett admit majority of players on the team engaged in using foreign substances to heighten senses and level of play on the field


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

The Competitive Edge

With the growing of performance-enhancers in sports, players feel the need to keep up with the level of competition

Using shady back alley transactions

Drugs push into colleges and high schools


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Moral vs. Fame

“Spirit of Sport”-The ability to perform at a certain degree of naturalness

Kids follow their role models, after all if they did why can’t we?

Humans push natural talents at a cost


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Risks and Side-effects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmu_h8HCiGo

  • Taking higher doses than recommended

  • Severe acne

  • Liver abnormalities and tumors

  • Cardiac problems

  • Aggressive behaviors

  • Drug dependence

  • Infections and diseases

  • Inhibited growth of development in teens

  • Men suffer from:

    Baldness

    Infertility

    Shrinking of testicles

    Development of breast

    Enlargement of prostate gland


Arturo salinas november 28 2012 english 1302 felicia c dziadek

Works Cited

Berg, A. (2001). Artificial oxygen carriers--the new doping threat in endurance sport.International Journal of Sports Medicine, doi: 10.1055/s-2001-1856

"Blood Doping." Explained in Sport. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2012. Retrieved from: <http://www.teachpe.com/drugs/doping.php>.

Fitch, K. (2012). Proscribed drugs at the Olympic Games: permitted use and misuse (doping)by athletes. . 12(3257-260), Retrieved from http://rattler.tamucc.edu

Gradidge, P., Coopoo, Y., & Constantinou, D. (2011). Prevalence of performance enhancingsubstance use by Johannesburg male adolescents involved incompetitive highschoolsports.ArchivesOf Exercise In Health & Disease,2(2), 114-119.

Hyler, J. "ESPN." Jones Case Ends a Long, Hot Doping Scandal Summer -. N.p., 18Sept.2006.Web. 25Sept.2012. <http://m.espn.go.com/wireless/story?storyId=2578043>.

Pierre Rouzier, M. D. (2012). Anabolic Steroids. CRS - Adult Health Advisor, 1.

Smith, C. (2012). Why It's Time To Legalize Steroids In Professional Sports. Forbes.Com,Retrieved from http://rattler.tamucc.edu

Tomida, K. (2012). Chronological changes of affected side muscle strength of hemiplegic strokepatients after administration of anabolic steroids. 27(1), 1. Retrieved fromhttp://rattler.tamucc.edu

Wiesing, U. (2011). Should performance-enhancing drugs in sport be legalized under medicalsupervision? Sports Medicine, 41(2), 167-176. Retrieved fromhttp://rattler.tamucc.edu


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