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Title Performance-enhancing drugs / James Haley, book editor.

Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.2908879 P416 2003    ---  Available
Description 112 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Opposing viewpoints series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-108) and index.
Contents Performance-enhancing drugs : an overview / Craig Freudenrich -- Athletes will never stop using performance-enhancing drugs / Matt Barnard -- Athletes must stop using performance-enhancing drugs / Merrell Noden -- Performance-enhancing drugs tarnish athletes / European Commission -- Ban on performance-enhancing drugs should continue / Economist -- Teen steroid abuse is a growing problem / Steven Ungerleider -- Performance-enhancing drugs compromise medical ethics / Philippe Liotard -- Performance-enhancing drugs should be regulated, not prohibited / Malcolm Gladwell -- Ban athletes who don't use steroids / Sidney Gendin -- Coming soon : open Olympics! / Oliver Morton -- Health risks of steroid use have been exaggerated / Rick Collins -- One strike, you're out / Mark Starr -- Performance-enhancing drug testing is ineffective / Anonymous -- Performance-enhancing dietary supplements are dangerous / Gwen Knapp -- Performance-enhancing dietary supplements are safe / Council for Responsible Nutrition -- Genetic engineering may one day replace performance-enhancing drugs / Jere Longman.
Summary Authors discuss the ethical debate over wheter or not atheletes should use performance-enhancing drugs, the effectiveness of drug testing, the rise of steroid use, and the dangers of dietary supplemants.
Audience 9-12 Medialog, Inc.
Subject Doping in sports.
Athletes -- Drug use.
Added Author Haley, James, 1968-
Added Title Performance enhancing drugs
ISBN 0737711701 (lib. : alk. paper)
0737711698 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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