When you think of sports, do you think of even matched teams with the same abilities? Well what if someone cheated to win or what if he or she had boosted to give an edge over his or her opponent to win. This is going to be about athletes doping in sports to help them win. Is it right or is it wrong to be doing this? Athletes should not be allowed to use steroids for any reason.
Anabolic steroids were first made in the nineteen thirties. Steroids back then were supposed to be used to help with diseases. Later on, a scientist did a study on roosters with steroids. He found out that it made the older rooster bigger than the younger one. Therefore, he decided to try it on himself and it made him stronger for his old age. Therefore, he had told other scientists to study steroids more to see if there were any other side effects to using it.
The most used drug to help players perform better illegally is anabolic steroids. Anabolic steroids are a testosterone that helps your muscle mass get bigger. Either you can use a needle to inject steroids or you can take a pill. Athletes may also like it because it helps them recover from a hard workout much faster than normal. People wonder why people use steroids. It is because it helps their muscle mass get bigger
much faster than normal. It is a rumor but people believe that Hitler’s troops were one of the earliest people to be using Steroids. (Lukas11-12 14)
The International Olympic Committee first banned steroid uses in the Olympics in 1975. In 1986, The International Olympic Committee stripped everyone with a medal that was caught using steroids. In 1988, the United States put steroids under the Anti-Drug Abuse Act. This act just says that you cannot use this drug for any other use than what you were prescribed to be using it for by your doctor. If you got caught using it illegally or importing/exporting it, you would go to jail on drug charges. The sentencing is not easy either. You will get worse charges for drug trafficking (“Steroids” 5).
Many athletes take anabolic steroids at doses that are much higher than those prescribed for medical reasons, and it does have dangerous effects. There are too many negatives to using steroids than there is positive to them. There are dangerous risks of using steroids they can make girls vocal cords longer so their voices get deeper. It can also make girls get very harry. Another dangerous side effect is they can make males and females bald. When steroids are used at such a young age, steroids can stop bone growth. Steroids have an effect on the brain and the mind it can cause to be very angry, aggressive, and cause anxiety. This leads to which most people know of as roid rage. The list just keeps going on with more side effects (“Performance-enhancing drugs.”).
There are many statistics about the use of steroids. People believe that steroids were used by high school athletes as early as 1959. It has been estimated that over one million...