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Anabolic steroid-use1575

  1. 1. Anabolic Steroid UseAnabolic Steroid Use Champions At Any PriceChampions At Any Price
  2. 2. Testosterone FactsTestosterone Facts At puberty, theAt puberty, the pituitary glandpituitary gland signalssignals the production and release ofthe production and release of testosterone.testosterone. Testosterone causesTestosterone causes – DeepeningDeepening voicevoice – Development ofDevelopment of facial, underarm & pubicfacial, underarm & pubic hairhair – BroadeningBroadening shouldersshoulders – EnlargementEnlargement of external sex organsof external sex organs – Testes to begin producingTestes to begin producing spermsperm – IncreasedIncreased muscularmuscular developmentdevelopment
  3. 3. Anabolic / Androgenic SteroidsAnabolic / Androgenic Steroids AnabolicAnabolic – play an important rule in– play an important rule in tissue developmenttissue development AndrogenicAndrogenic – produce masculine– produce masculine characteristicscharacteristics
  4. 4. Anabolic SteroidsAnabolic Steroids Used to treatUsed to treat – Blood disordersBlood disorders – Breast cancerBreast cancer – OsteoporosisOsteoporosis – Increase muscle size, strength & speedIncrease muscle size, strength & speed WhenWhen prescribedprescribed for thesefor these purposes, anabolic steroids arepurposes, anabolic steroids are LEGAL!LEGAL!
  5. 5. ““If it doesn’t have a sideIf it doesn’t have a side effect, it probablyeffect, it probably doesn’tdoesn’t work.”work.”
  6. 6. Anabolic / Androgenic SteroidsAnabolic / Androgenic Steroids Because the body senses the higherBecause the body senses the higher levels of testosterone in the body, itlevels of testosterone in the body, it stops producing thestops producing the naturalnatural testosterone.testosterone. This causes feminine characteristicsThis causes feminine characteristics to become apparent in mento become apparent in men – Breast developmentBreast development – Testicular atrophy (shrinking)Testicular atrophy (shrinking)
  7. 7. Other Side EffectsOther Side Effects Scarring acne on back, chest & thighsScarring acne on back, chest & thighs Elevated cholesterol levelsElevated cholesterol levels – Increases risk of heart attackIncreases risk of heart attack Liver problemsLiver problems CancerCancer Decreased immune system functionDecreased immune system function Psychological problems – “roids rage”Psychological problems – “roids rage”
  8. 8. Statistics about using steriod inStatistics about using steriod in the USthe US - 660,000 students (14 to 17 years of- 660,000 students (14 to 17 years of -age) who’ve admitted to steroid use-age) who’ve admitted to steroid use as of the year 2005.as of the year 2005.
  9. 9. More statisticsMore statistics
  10. 10. FamousFamous DocumentedDocumented CasesCases
  11. 11. Lyle AlzadoLyle Alzado DEAD at age 42 of brain cancer.
  12. 12. Ben JohnsonBen Johnson 100m World Record at 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics Gold medal and WR stripped due to positive steroid test
  13. 13. Ken CaminitiKen Caminiti 1996 NL MVP DEAD at age 41 due to a heart attack
  14. 14. In 2007, the global salesIn 2007, the global sales approximately $53.4 billionapproximately $53.4 billion In 2006, $51 billion (4.7%)In 2006, $51 billion (4.7%) In 1997, $38.5 billion (38.7%)In 1997, $38.5 billion (38.7%) Asia Pacific region, $22.6 billion (44.2%Asia Pacific region, $22.6 billion (44.2% market share)market share) North American , $16.4 billion (32.2%North American , $16.4 billion (32.2% market share)market share) http://www.marketresearch.com/browse.asp?sortby=p&categoryid=189&g=1 Hartmon Group Phase III National Study Growth in DSs UseGrowth in DSs Use
  15. 15. The alternative
  16. 16. Amino AcidsAmino Acids Increases muscle sizeIncreases muscle size Weight gainWeight gain Must have training along withMust have training along with supplementsupplement Will not make you look like a bodyWill not make you look like a body builder unless you have type of bodybuilder unless you have type of body to do so.to do so. Side Effects:Side Effects: Well-toleratedWell-tolerated Stomach cramping, diarrhea, weightStomach cramping, diarrhea, weight gaingain
  17. 17. Labeling of DietaryLabeling of Dietary SupplementsSupplements
  18. 18. Choosing SupplementsChoosing Supplements Supplements should be clearlySupplements should be clearly labeled with “Seals of Approval”labeled with “Seals of Approval” It should be stampedIt should be stamped
  19. 19. Using Other SupplementsUsing Other Supplements There are many “natural” substancesThere are many “natural” substances availableavailable Many are not considered illegalMany are not considered illegal HOWEVER,HOWEVER, thethe long-termlong-term negativenegative effects are not known.effects are not known. With hard work and dedication, youWith hard work and dedication, you can still achieve your dreams withoutcan still achieve your dreams without relying on steriod .relying on steriod .
  20. 20. In 2007, the global salesIn 2007, the global sales approximately $53.4 billionapproximately $53.4 billion In 2006, $51 billion (4.7%)In 2006, $51 billion (4.7%) In 1997, $38.5 billion (38.7%)In 1997, $38.5 billion (38.7%) Asia Pacific region, $22.6 billion (44.2%Asia Pacific region, $22.6 billion (44.2% market share)market share) North American , $16.4 billion (32.2%North American , $16.4 billion (32.2% market share)market share) http://www.marketresearch.com/browse.asp?sortby=p&categoryid=189&g=1 Hartmon Group Phase III National Study Growth in DSs UseGrowth in DSs Use
  21. 21. Thank youThank you Champions At Any PriceChampions At Any Price

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