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Title:
Performance-enhancing drugs
Author:
Haley, James, 1968-
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Performance-enhancing drugs: an overview / Craig Freudenrich -- Athletes will never stop using performance-enhancing drugs / Matt Barnard -- Athletes must stop using performance-enhancing drugs / Merrell Noden -- Performance-enhancing drugs tarnish athletes / European Commission -- The ban on performance-enhancing drugs should continue / Economist -- Teen steroid abuse is a growing problem / Steven Ungerleider -- Performance-enhancing drugs compromise medical ethics / Philippe Liotard -- Performance-enhancing drugs should be regulated, not prohibited / Malcolm Gladwell -- Ban athletes who don't use steroids / Sidney Gendin -- Coming soon: open Olympics! / Oliver Morton -- The health risks of steroid use have been exaggerated / Rick Collins -- One strike, you're out / Mark Starr -- Performance-enhancing drug testing is ineffective / Anonymous -- Performance-enhancing dietary supplements are dangerous / Gwen Knapp -- Performance-enhancing dietary supplements are safe / Council for Responsible Nutrition -- Genetic engineering may one day replace performance-enhancing drugs / Jere Longman.
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ISBN:
9780737711707

9780737711691
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Summary

Authors debate whether the use of performance-enhancing drugs is a serious problem and discuss ways of addressing the use of such substances, including Olympic oversight and drug testing.


Summary

Authors debate whether the use of performance-enhancing drugs is a serious problem and discuss ways of addressing the use of such substances, including Olympic oversight and drug testing.


Author Notes

Tamara L. Roleff is a published author and an editor of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Tamara L. Roleff include The Olympics (At Issue Series), Genetic Engineering (Compact Research Series), Body Piercing and Tattoos (At Issue Series).

(Bowker Author Biography)


Tamara L. Roleff is a published author and an editor of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Tamara L. Roleff include The Olympics (At Issue Series), Genetic Engineering (Compact Research Series), Body Piercing and Tattoos (At Issue Series).

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Craig FreudenrichMatt BarnardMerrell NodenSteven UngerleiderPhilippe LiotardMalcolm GladwellSidney GendinOliver MortonRick CollinsMark StarrGwen KnappJere LongmanCraig FreudenrichMatt BarnardMerrell NodenSteven UngerleiderPhilippe LiotardMalcolm GladwellSidney GendinOliver MortonRick CollinsMark StarrGwen KnappJere Longman
Introductionp. 7
1. Performance-Enhancing Drugs: An Overviewp. 11
2. Athletes Will Never Stop Using Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 20
3. Athletes Must Stop Using Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 24
4. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Tarnish Athleticsp. 28
5. The Ban on Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should Continuep. 35
6. Teen Steroid Abuse Is a Growing Problemp. 41
7. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Compromise Medical Ethicsp. 45
8. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should Be Regulated, Not Prohibitedp. 50
9. Ban Athletes Who Don't Use Steroidsp. 60
10. Coming Soon: Open Olympics!p. 62
11. The Health Risks of Steroid Use Have Been Exaggeratedp. 65
12. One Strike, You're Outp. 76
13. Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Is Ineffectivep. 79
14. Performance-Enhancing Dietary Supplements Are Dangerousp. 88
15. Performance-Enhancing Dietary Supplements Are Safep. 91
16. Genetic Engineering May One Day Replace Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 94
Organizations to Contactp. 102
Bibliographyp. 106
Indexp. 109
Introductionp. 7
1. Performance-Enhancing Drugs: An Overviewp. 11
2. Athletes Will Never Stop Using Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 20
3. Athletes Must Stop Using Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 24
4. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Tarnish Athleticsp. 28
5. The Ban on Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should Continuep. 35
6. Teen Steroid Abuse Is a Growing Problemp. 41
7. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Compromise Medical Ethicsp. 45
8. Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should Be Regulated, Not Prohibitedp. 50
9. Ban Athletes Who Don't Use Steroidsp. 60
10. Coming Soon: Open Olympics!p. 62
11. The Health Risks of Steroid Use Have Been Exaggeratedp. 65
12. One Strike, You're Outp. 76
13. Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Is Ineffectivep. 79
14. Performance-Enhancing Dietary Supplements Are Dangerousp. 88
15. Performance-Enhancing Dietary Supplements Are Safep. 91
16. Genetic Engineering May One Day Replace Performance-Enhancing Drugsp. 94
Organizations to Contactp. 102
Bibliographyp. 106
Indexp. 109