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  • 1. Performance Enhancing Drugs In Major League Baseball
    They should not be tolerated.
  • 2. Performance Enhancing Drugs
    Creatine- naturally occurring compound in the body that is also sold as an over-the-counter supplement (Allowed)
    HGH- (Human Growth Hormone)- stimulates growth and cell reproduction (Banned)
    Anabolic steroids- are testosterone derivatives that help the body metabolize ingested proteins and facilitate the synthesis of skeletal muscle. Makes you have more stamina (Banned)
  • 3. Risks When Using Performance Enhancing Drugs For Men
    liver tumors
    enlargement of the heart muscles
    aggressive behavior and mood swings
    heart disease
    acne at all ages
    increased breast growth in males
    irreversible stretch marks
    a heightened tendency for hair loss and male-pattern baldness
    muscle aches
  • 4. Risks When Using Performance Enhancing Drugs For Women
    Most of the risk same as for men except:
    facial and body hair growth and baldness
    deepening of the voice
  • 5. Mitchell Report
    Written By George J. Mitchell
    Investigation of allegations of steroids in the MLB and test effectiveness
    409 pgs
    89 players exposed by report
    Roger Clemens, Miguel Tejada, Andy Pettitte
  • 6.
  • 7. Well-known Users
    Alex Rodriquez
    Jose Canseco, Barry Bonds
  • 8. Work Cited
    Mitchell, George J. REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL OF AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO THE ILLEGAL USE OF STEROIDS AND OTHER PERFORMANCE ENHANCING SUBSTANCES BY PLAYERS IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. N.p.: Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, 2007. 5-120. Print.
    Roberts, Selena, and David Epstein. "Sources tell SI Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003." Sports Illustrated 7 Feb. 2009: 14 pars. Web. 16 Nov. 2009.
    Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Performance-enhancing drugs and your teen athlete." Mayoclinic.com N.p., 3 Jan. 2009. Web. 16 Nov. 2009
    Quinn, Elizabeth. "Steroids - Anabolic - Androgenic Steroids in Sports." About.com: Sports Medicine The New York Times, 2009. Web. 16 Nov. 2009.