Many types of drugs are used by athletes to improve performance. This paper reviews the literature on 3 categories of drugs: those that enhance performance as stimulants amphetamines, ephedrine, and cocaine , those that are used to reduce tremor and heart rate beta-blockers and those involved in bodyweight gain or loss anabolic-androgenic steroids, growth hormone, beta 2-agonists, and diuretics. Limitations of research on these drugs as they relate to performance enhancement are also discussed. The numerous studies that have assessed the effects of amphetamines on performance report equivocal results. This may be due to the large interindividual variability in the response to the drug and the small sample sizes used. Most studies, however, show that some individuals do improve exercise performance when taking amphetamines, which may be attributed to their role in masking fatigue.
Should Performance Enhancing Drugs Be Accepted in Sports?
Performance-enhancing drugs in athletics: Research roundup - The Journalist's Resource
My research is the affects of performance enhancing drugs on athletes and how it affects society. The stakeholders for the research paper are the professional athlete, the college athlete, governing bodies and the fan. The effects of drug use on the professional athlete can cost them their career and also their lives. Many people argue that these drugs should be allowed, while others argue that these drugs should be banned from professional sports. Professional sports athletes should avoid the use of performance-enhancing drugs so that the.
In: Other Topics. Abstract Drugs in sport is an ongoing problem which I believe will never be completely abolished from the sporting world. I will do this by looking into the history of drug use in sport and the enhancements the drugs provide to performance to try to understand why athletes risk their careers to simply win. Contents Abstract 2 Introduction 2 Drugs in sport; a modern problem?
The National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA is trying to put a stop to the use of substances during athletic participation by having random drug inspections, but the tests have not completely demolished this movement Mitten. The aspect of sports is that every player should play by the same rules. When the participan We will also take into account how negative public perception has tarnished the reputation of many sports. What are steroids?