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Drugged athletes : the crisis in American sports

Author: Jonathan Harris
Publisher: New York : Four Winds Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the widespread pattern of drug abuse in sports at all levels.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Harris
ISBN: 0027427404 9780027427400
OCLC Number: 14718714
Description: ix, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
A Note on Gender --
The Drug Menace-How Big, How Real? --
Measuring the Drug Menace-Big League Addicts --
The Performance Boosters --
The Power of Public Opinion --
Profiles of Drug-Abuser Athletes --
Four Who Didn't Make It --
Nonabuser Athletes --
The Persistent Evil: Racism --
The Revolution in Race Relations --
Black Addicts, White Addicts --
The Thorny Barriers --
Where Are the Black Coaches? --
The Saddest Failure: Academics --
The Unquenchable Dream --
The Good Coach and the Bad Coach --
Playing with Pain --
The Casualty Count --
The "Noncontact" Sports --
The Winning Edge --
The Amphetamine Boosters --
The Steroid Boosters --
The Cheat-Proof New Tests --
The HGH Boosters --
The Blood-Packing Boosters --
Impossible Goal? --
The War over Drug Tests --
The Commissioner versus the Players --
Testing the Other Pros --
Testing the Amateurs --
Testing at the Olympics --
To Test of Not to Test --
High, Higher, Highest --
The Marijuana High --
The Hashish High --
The Cocain High --
Battling the Bottle --
Shaving Points --
Treating the Abuser-Athlete --
The Inpatient Program --
The Outpatient Program --
The Ultimate Drug Cure: Prevention --
Prevention for Athletes --
Prevention for Coaches --
Prevention for Policymakers --
Glossary.
Responsibility: by Jonathan Harris.

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Examines the widespread pattern of drug abuse in sports at all levels.

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