Performance-Enhancing Drugs

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This book examines the issue of performance-enhancing drugs and its surrounding arguments. Performance-Enhancing Drugs familiarizes readers with the history of these drugs, the motivators for using them, and their side effects. Some of the biggest scandals involving performance-enhancing drugs are included, and ways to combat use of these drugs are also addressed. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
 

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Contents

Tainted History
6
The Temptation
14
Steroids Hormones and Stimulants
24
Baseballs Issues Become Public
34
Individual Sports
44
Power Source
56
Youthful Concerns
68
Drug Testing
76
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Additional Resources
102
Glossary
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
Copyright

In the Future
88

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