Blood Doping

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Blood Doping

  1. 1. <ul><li>By Jacob Pulling </li></ul>BLOOD DOPING
  2. 2. <ul><li>Blood doping is the procedure of increasing the amount of red blood cells in the human body to create better all round performance, By increasing the number of red blood cells in the body there is more oxygen taken into the lungs and also muscles increasing an athletes aerobic capacity and endurance. </li></ul>WHAT IS BLOOD DOPING
  3. 3. <ul><li>Blood doping creates better performance by the number of red blood cells increasing, through carrying more oxygen to the muscles. This change in the blood cells has an affect on helping the performance greatly towards endurance events. By more blood cells being in the body there is an increase in muscle size. </li></ul>HOW DOES IT AFFECT THE HUMAN BODY
  4. 4. <ul><li>Blood doping is used mainly to increase the performance of an individual in a sporting event. The use of the drug increases muscle build up in the body creating stronger and more powerful people, the use of blood doping can be different for different individuals, it can be used to decrease the amount of lactic acid build up letting the individual be able to continue working when they shouldn’t be able to. </li></ul>WHY IS BLOOD DOPING USED
  5. 5. <ul><li>Blood doping is used in all types of long distance events such as long distance running, cross country skiing, long swimming events and so on, this is as the by using this drug people are highly enhancing there ability to keep going,when blood doping is used it helps to keep the lactic acids from building up and slowing athletes performance down. </li></ul>WHICH SPORTS IS BLOOD DOPING USED IN
  6. 6. <ul><li>The effects in which blood doping have on the body can turn bad, these drugs are used to help people to gain more endurance and help build muscles up, but by using blood doping the chemicals inside can cause kidney damage, blood infections, heart problems, blood clots and jaundice ( being where the skin,body and eye fluids turn yellow). </li></ul>THE EFFECTS OF BLOOD DOPING
  7. 7. <ul><li>Name one event in which blood doping is mainly used for? </li></ul><ul><li>What are two side effects of blood doping? </li></ul><ul><li>What does blood doping do to the human body? </li></ul>QUESTIONS
  8. 8. BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_doping </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kidzworld.com/article/1832-blood-doping-in-sports-athletes-cheating </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.texarkanacollege.edu/~mstorey/beckham.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bicycle.net/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/no-doping.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>www.msnbc.msn.com </li></ul>

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