Name Code Instructor Date Steroids and Sports Who would not want to win a game of sports and experience the euphoria associated with winning? Excelling in athletics is admirable as evidenced by the number of colleges high school amateur and professional athletes who engage in sports to pit their abilities against their peers and experience satisfaction associated with playing to their full potential. However there are those whose desire is only fame and recognition and would do anything to win. Thus they justify their use of anabolic steroids as driven by the desire to win. Anabolic steroids have the potential to inflict irreversible body damage and significant side effect. Use of steroids can result in increased blood pressure and cholesterol levels leading to conditions such as a heart attack. Hence it is important we address the issue of steroids in sports to guard against loss and ruin of players the problem of steroid use in sports and avoid a future crop of sportsmen and women who rely on sports boosters to perform in games. Works cited Chung B. “Muscle dysmorphia in weightlifters." British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2003. Vol.37 pp. 280–281. Freedman Jeri. “Steroids: High-risk Performance Drugs." New York: Rosen Pub. Group 2009 pp. 134-157. Harris Michael R. “A Culture of Steroid Use Among High School Athletes: The Secret Crisis of Body Obsession." Place of publication not identified: Lulu 2007 pp. 165-182. Parssinen M Kujala U Vartiainen E Sarna S Seppala T. “Increased premature mortality of competitive powerlifters suspected to have used anabolic agents." International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2000. Vol. 21 pp. 225–227. Petersson A Gale M Holmgren P Druid H Krantz P Thiblin I. “Toxicological findings and manner of death in autopsied users of anabolic androgenic steroids." Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2006. Vol. 81 pp. 241–249. [...]
Mixed Mode Essay. The topic is "Steroids and sports". I need you to cover the physical effects of steroids, mental effects and emotional effects. Myself, personally, I'm not against steroids. I believe if an athlete wants to use them, It's his/her choice. I really need an A+ on this essay, my GPA is counting on it..Thanks..