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Steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs

Author: Suellen May; D J Triggle
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2011.
Series: Understanding drugs (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steroids are used for medicinal purposes but are more often abused to improve athletic performance or appearance. The abuse of steroids follows a pattern similar to that of drug addiction, where those who are addicted will continue to use steroids even after recognizing that the drug is damaging their body and relationships. Steroid abuse originated, to a large extent, in the athletic world. The administration of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
May, Suellen.
Steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.
New York : Chelsea House, c2011
(DLC) 2011001012
(OCoLC)679924714
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suellen May; D J Triggle
ISBN: 9781438137919 1438137915
OCLC Number: 746318004
Description: 1 online resource (113 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: Foreword --
1. : Introduction: Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs --
2. : Historical Use of Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs --
3. : Biological Mechanisms of Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs --
4. : Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment --
5. : Steroids, Performance-Enhancing Drugs, and the Law --
6. : Future Trends of Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs --
Notes --
Further Resources --
About the Consulting Editor.
Series Title: Understanding drugs (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: Suellen May ; consulting editor, David J. Triggle.

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Steroids are used for medicinal purposes but are more often abused to improve athletic performance or appearance. This title explains what steroids are, their medical benefits when used properly, and  Read more...

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