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Title Steroids [electronic resource] / Stefan Kiesbye, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 147 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary issues companion
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-138) and index.
Contents ch. 1. What are steroids and why are they used? -- 1. History and use of steroids / Office of National Drug Control Policy -- 2. The goals and risks of bulking up / Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson -- 3. Steroid use is rampant in schools / Elizabeth Crane -- 4. Some parents facilitate steroid use / James Battaglio -- ch. 2. Steroids in sports -- 1. Congressional hearings blast steroid use in baseball / Dave Sheinin -- 2. Locker room misinformation / William N. Taylor -- 3. The 1998 homerun race led to increased steroid use / Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams -- 4. Bodybuilding and steroids / Steve Sailer -- 5. A ballplayer's death is linked to steroids / Mark Fainaru-Wada -- 6. The excuses of steroid users / John Leo -- ch. 3. Perspectives on steroid use -- 1. Steroids, double standards, and baseball / Jose Canseco -- 2. I lost my son to steroids / U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration -- 3. What steroids did to me / Dave Kindred -- ch. 4. How should society deal with steroid use? -- 1. If they work, why ban them? / Jose Canseco -- 2. The future of steroids / Charles E. Yesalis, Virginia S. Cowart -- 3. States legislate on steroid use / Mark Sappenfield -- Organizations to contact.
Access License restrictions may limit access.
Subject Anabolic steroids.
Doping in sports.
Added Author Kiesbye, Stefan.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737737097 (hardcover)
0737737093 (hardcover)
9780737737103 (pbk.)
0737737107 (pbk.)
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