Steroids, Sports, and Body Image

Steroids, Sports, and Body Image

The Risks of Performance-enhancing Drugs

Book - 2004
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Anabolic steroids are powerful drugs that can increase strength and body weight quickly. They are illegal without a doctor's prescription and are banned from athletics. Steroid use puts athletes at risk of being thrown out of competition, and it can cause a multitude of health problems -- even death. Despite the dangers, many people -- both men and women -- use steroids to achieve an ideal body or success in sports. In Steroids, Sports, and Body Image: The Risks of Performance-Enhancing Drugs, author Judy Monroe describes what steroids are, how they work, and why people misuse them. She highlights the disastrous effects of steroid use and steps that have been taken to curb it. And she offers an alternative for young people -- drug-free training tips to help them achieve athletic success in a healthy way. Book jacket.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2004
ISBN: 9780766021600
Branch Call Number: Y 362.29 M757s 2004
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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