Drugs and Sports, 1st Edition

  • Peggy J. Parks
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  • ISBN-10: 1601522142
  • ISBN-13: 9781601522146
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 97 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Athletes at all levels, including high school, college, professional, and Olympic, have been caught using performance enhancing drugs and illicit drugs. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full color illustrations this title examines How Serious a Problem Is Drug Use Among Athletes? How Effective Are Drug Testing Policies? Is More Rigorous Drug Testing Needed for Student Athletes? and Should Drug Use Be Legalized in Competitive Sports?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: Drugs and Sports at a Glance.
2: Overview.
3: How Serious a Problem Is Drug Use Among Athletes?.
4: How Effective Are Drug-Testing Policies?.
5: Is More Rigorous Drug Testing Needed for Student Athletes?.
6: Should Drug Use Be Legalized in Competitive Sports?.
Key People and Advocacy Groups.
Chronology.
Related Organizations.
For Further Research.
Source Notes.
List of Illustrations.
Index.
About the Author.