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Steroids Project


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Steroids Project

  1. 1. Teens and Steroids
  2. 2. My Goal <ul><li>To convince you that using steroids for your own benefit and/or illegally is bad for you. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How They Effect You <ul><li>Steroids effect your body in 2 different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>A good way - they make you look and feel strong </li></ul><ul><li>A bad way - they effect your body with major changes </li></ul>
  4. 4. The “Good” Effects
  5. 5. The Bad Effects
  6. 6. Side effects <ul><li>For Men </li></ul><ul><li>Baldness </li></ul><ul><li>Acne </li></ul><ul><li>Shrinking of “man-hood” </li></ul><ul><li>Brest development </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate, liver, and kidney cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>And other changes </li></ul><ul><li>For Women </li></ul><ul><li>Facial hair growth </li></ul><ul><li>Baldness (in male pattern) </li></ul><ul><li>Acne </li></ul><ul><li>Brest size reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney and liver cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>And other changes </li></ul>
  7. 7. What was the Original Purpose? <ul><li>The Late 1930s </li></ul><ul><li>Originally used to treat late puberty </li></ul><ul><li>Led to abuse by pro athletes </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pros Against Steroids <ul><li>Mike Greenwell (ex-baseball outfielder) </li></ul><ul><li>Curt Schilling (Red Sox Pitcher) </li></ul><ul><li>Ken Griffey Jr. (great homerun hitter/ Cincinnati Reds) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why? <ul><li>To get a scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>To gain popularity/peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>To look more fit </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure from coaches and/or parents </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pressure <ul><li>The impact that adults have on teens (positive or negative) is big. </li></ul><ul><li>Same with the impact of teens on other teens. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Stats <ul><li>Here is a chart of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders use of steroids from 1991-1999. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Think About It <ul><li>It may seem easier to take the easy way. </li></ul><ul><li>But are you ready to deal with the aftermath? </li></ul><ul><li>Think about it! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Work Cited <ul><li>Cafardo, Nick. The Boston Globe 21 Mar. 2008. 25 Mar. 2008 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Cool Nurse. 19 Mar. 2008 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Office of National Drug Control Policy. 12 Mar. 2008 <>. </li></ul>