Steriods Informative Speech

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Brandon Stewart
HCOM 100
Section #34/Rosie
Title: The Facts about Anabolic Steroids in our Bodies.
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the effects of Anabolic Steroids in peoples bodies. Thesis: Today I would like to enlighten the class on what I’ve learned about Anabolic Steroids and the causes it has on our body.

Introduction

Attention material: According to Do Something.Org, Science Daily quotes that “A recent study found that 57%of high school steroid users said that they would risk shortening their life for increased performance”. Also according to Science Daily, Oregon Health & Science University states "In 2003, seventh-grade girls were the fastest-growing group of steroid users, with more than seven percent using them.” The growth of steroids has been increasing to an extreme rate and we need to do something to decrease these numbers.

Thesis Statement: Today I would like to enlighten the class on what I’ve learned about Anabolic Steroids and the causes it has on our body.

Preview: First we will explain the history of steroids, second, how they are admitted in the body, and third, the overall effects of steroids in the human body.

Transitions: After hearing some surprising facts, we are going to go in depth to learn the history on how steroids began.

Body
I. The history of steroids can be traced from Ancient Greece but the true Steroid that is used to day was created in 1931.

A. Ancient Greece was known to have used the first type of steroids back in the original Olympic games, which was to eat raw animal testicles. Although that might sounds gross and disgusting, technically it would be distinguished as Sports Doping in modern terms states. (Steroids.com/History-of-Steroids.php)

B. When man truly wanted to create a performance enhancement, The Association Against Steroid Abuse states, “The 1930’s a German chemist, Adolf Butenandt started the manufacturing of testosterone marked the invention of anabolic androgenic...
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