April 30th 2010
Steroid Term Paper
Know one wants a "cheater" to be in the Hall of Fame with a record that might not ever
be broken again. No parent wants his or her child to be paralyzed or to have life threatening
injury's in a High School game football game. This is why their should be testing for almost all
types of sports enhancements from the high school level of sports all the way up to major league
sports. Testing these athletes at all levels could lower the risk of young teens to do steroids at
their level, and potentially eliminate the use of them in all sports.
High schools kids all around the country in todays world have admitted to using steroids.
Many of the steroid using is happening in Texas, which is where most of the testing occurs.
Austin, Texas is going to soon be the largest area tested for public high school students. They are
working on testing the students twice a year, and by the end of the testing at least twenty
thousand students would have been tested. To stop high schools students from using sports
enhancements I would send people to test the athletes in post season play, during the season, and
also off season at the very least. Many college athletes have also admitted to using different types
of sports enhancements to increase their ability to play and strength. Reportedly, the NCAA has
admitted to slacking off on steroid testing in all their sport except for football. When all the
schools have been required for testing to be done for all sports. College athletes should be tested
monthly, in all sports, to insure that their is no more use of steroids being used by the athletes.
This way the game will be played by pure talent and not steroids. Recently professional athletes
have been given a law to obey. The first time you get caught its a two year suspension for testing
positive in any sport... [continues]
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