Performance Enhancing Drugs In Major League Baseball They should not be tolerated.
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)
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
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
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
Well-known Users Alex Rodriquez Jose Canseco, Barry Bonds
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.