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  1. 2. <ul><li>Steroids- any of a large of fat-soluble organic compounds, as the sterols, most which have specific physiological action. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez have all taken performance enhancing drugs during their career. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Steroids will help you become a better player </li></ul><ul><li>Steroids give the user chemicals to allow him or her to exercise more. </li></ul><ul><li>MLB players take steroids to satisfy their mental need to be stronger or be at the top of their class. </li></ul><ul><li>“ It will make you exercise and work hard to get stronger but it does make you stronger in a short amount of time.” (Barry Bonds) </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Both on and off the field steroids will make you have a long lasting stamina and strengthen your muscles. </li></ul><ul><li>The work outs will strengthen you muscles faster due to the long lasting stamina. </li></ul><ul><li>On the field you can be stronger and more confident due to your increased work outs. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional players think they might be slacking off due to a bad performance and want some extra power, so they might go take steroids to work harder in the weight room. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>“ Yes, because taking steroids and drugs can effect the human body very much and soon harm the person’s body.” (MLB Insider) </li></ul><ul><li>Steroids can help the user become stronger on the field but soon will create harmful side-effects. </li></ul><ul><li>The side-effects include, Behavior changes, perfuse sweating, easily enraged, severe depression, anxiety, difficulty sleeping. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>It is because the player may feel that they are slacking off and need some extra help for the next game. </li></ul><ul><li>The player will work harder in work outs due to the chemicals in steroids and after the work out he/she may feel much stronger and may really earn a boost in confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>The player may feel that they can slip pass the drug testing and be a better player for the games ahead. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The staff is trying to test new players that join the league and also stop those who are disobeying the staff, for their own purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Old Players may have been loyal to the league and wont think that the staff will test them and they think they might be losing themselves, so they might go and take steroids to get stronger and be able to compete with the newer and young players. </li></ul><ul><li>The staff is also trying to stop the 90 Dominican prospects that come into the league every year and the staff needs to stop those who are using steroids to keep this a fun and fair game. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>In this career you will compete in many athletic events. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The salary is from $12,660 to $166,400+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The trends for this occupation are much faster than average. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The advancement is persons who are state-certified to teach academic subjects one likely to have the best prospects for obtaining coaching, instructor, and athlete jobs are in schools and lower level leagues. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related careers include the following, Physical Therapists, Dietitians and Nutritionists, and Fitness Workers. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>I will be attending high school at Atholton High School. </li></ul><ul><li>I researched the academy Hotel & Restaurant Management. </li></ul><ul><li>I picked this academy because it is teaching me how to cook foods and that is something that I could be due to my related careers of Athletic and Sport Competitors. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>The college is located in Austin, TX. </li></ul><ul><li>The yearly tuition is $32,506 </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>I volunteered at a nursing home and helped make the community a happier place. Also, my volunteering at the nursing home made the elders happier and more free loving to many other people. </li></ul><ul><li>I did this because unlike a job I could go whenever I wanted. Since I play many sports and I am very busy I was able to fit in a couple hours each week into my schedule and spend time with the elders . </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>James Real Estate Group, Numerous travel baseball and basketball awards, and made the USA baseball Maryland team. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>“ Bonds, Ramirez, Armstrong, Clemens Just Tip of Sports Drugs Iceburg.” SIRS . N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <‌cgi-bin/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs&Sports . N.p.: n.p., n.d. 24,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,80. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>“ How MLB Aims to Stop Steroid Abuse, Starting wiht Dominican Prospects.” SIRS . N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <‌cgi-bin/>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Is Drug Testing of Athletes Necessary?” SIRS Discoverer . N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark McGwire “Got Jucie” photoshoot. Web. 17 Oct. 2011. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Striking Out in Steroid Debate.” Los Angeles Times . SIRS . Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <‌cgi-bin/‌hst-clean-copy?id=SMD84208-0-88>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Toxic Strenght .” SIRS Discoverer . N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2011. </li></ul>