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Steroid

Jim Charpentier English 15 Argumentative Essay Steroids in the World of Sports                 During the 1930s, scientists discovered that anabolic steroids could help the growth of muscle in laboratory animals, which led to abuse of these drugs by bodybuilders and weightlifters and then by athletes in other sports.  Ever since the beginning of sports there has been different techniques used in order to gain an edge over opponents.  The question that has been most frequently asked is, which...

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Persuasive Speech: Steroids What is the first thing that goes through your head when you think of steroids? Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, or Greg Valentino? Maybe “cheating” comes to mind. You might think of the hideous backne or the infamous “roid rage” that comes along with steroid use. Steroids have always been given a bad reputation as a “dangerous” and “unfair” drug because every couple of years a famous and successful athlete gets caught using them and the media butchers steroids’ reputation....

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a competitor who is cheating through chemical engineering. Anabolic androgenic steroids are used medically for some forms of anemia, some breast cancers, osteoporosis, endometriosis, and hereditary angiodema, a swelling disorder. However, there is no sanctioned use of steroids for cosmetic purposes or athletic performance. Because of negative side effects and the potential for abuse, anabolic androgenic steroids have been classified as controlled substances with severe penalties for trafficking...

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STEROIDS If a professional athlete is taking steroids, shouldn't he or she face major consequences? Even though steroids are already banned from the professional leagues, there must be a major consequence because athletes try to find a way to gain an edge to win. It also changes the speed of the game, and can cause major injury effects and death. “It is estimated that over 95 percent of all athletes in the NFL take steroids” (fitFLEX) Athletes using steroids on any other performing enhancing...

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Steroids

Steroids A steroid is a supplement or a PED (performance enhancing drug). Unlike a drug, supplements do not introduce their own chemical message. They only use proteins and chemicals in your diet that you already have. A steroid enhances testosterone and quickly builds muscle mass. Other names for a steroid are “Roids”, “Juice”, “Gym Candy”, “Pumpers”, “Stackers”, “Weight Trainers” or “Arnies”. Steroids were first seen in the early 1930s, right before World War II. German scientists...

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Running Head: ARE STEROIDS WORTH THE SIDE EFFECTS? 1 Are Steroids Worth the Long and Short Term Effects In The Future? Danny Hill Tarleton State University ARE STEROIDS WORTH THE SIDE EFFECTS? 2 Abstract This paper will introduce four articles that discuss the reasons why athletes take steroids and why steroids are and aren’t worth the long term side effects. The articles vary in their opinions behind the usage of steroids in whether steroids are good or not…...

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Microbial Transformation of Steroids

Yogeshwari College, ambajogai, Dist. Beed. Maharashtra, India Abstract Hydroxylations are possibly the most widespread type of steroid bioconversion. Hydroxylations can be used to buildintermediates for further chemical synthesis to provide the steroid molecule with the adequate structure for therapeutic applications. Microorganisms able to hydroxylate steroids in positions C1 to C21 and in position C26 have been reported. 11 α hydroxylation is regarded as essential for anti-inflammatory action...

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Steroid Persuasive

Stolzberg,Chad Monday/Wednesday Outline: Steroids persuasive speech . INTRODUCTION a. Attention-getter: S are associated with many health risks and can be potentially dangerous, however when used in the safest possible environment by the right individuals, I believe that steroids are not totally harmful. b. Thesis: While there are possible negative effects caused by steroid use , a responsible user can successfully monitor and minimize any health risks with proper measures. c. Relevancy:...

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Steroids in Sports

The Negative Effect of Steroids in Sports There was a time when athletes were special with just their gifted talents and ability to work hard. Those who took advantage of their gifts went to the professional leagues and even became one of the best in their sports. After the late 1980s though, something happened, there was the evolution of steroid use in sports. With athletes beginning to use steroids it didn’t matter any more if you were naturally gifted or not because you had substances to give...

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Steroid Use

Anabolic steroids provide a large scale advantage in the development of muscle, and are the most frequently used steroid. The history of steroids shows how minuscule the research of steroids actually is. The history of steroids can be traced back to athletes in ancient Greece. They received steroids from natural substances that helped in muscle and body growth. These substances were from natural plant and herb mixes found by people of Ancient Greece. Besides tracing back into time to the civilization...

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