Legalize Steroids In Sports Essay

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The athlete has the big muscles, abnormally healthy, he is great at what he does and is indestructible. All the questions around socials media and on how he scores so much and how he manages to never get injured. A week before the game, a scandal comes out. He failed a drug test. Fans are surprised and depressed, coaches disappointed, and teammates let down. Professional athletes should not be allowed to use performance enhancing drugs. We will focus on the health risk, unfair advantages, and role models. I believe performance enhancing drugs should still be illegal for the health of the players and the sportsmanship of the game. Although, I believe performance enhancing drugs should still be illegal, other people believe it should be legal. Sports fans say they do not care as long as it makes for a good game. Coaches think the drugs will make it so everyone has an equal chance of winning. “So if we really want to level the playing field, it may be time to head in the other direction: Legalize performance enhancers”(Why It 's Time to Legalize Steroids in Professional Sports). What I think the quote meant was that to level the playing field with some of the good players, give steroids to the lesser of, and level the playing field. “Dr. Robert Truax, who…show more content…
“Athletes are also barred from human growth hormone, which reputable helps with injury recovery, but they have free use of muscle-building creatine” “Detractors will argue that steroids and doping can pose health risks to the athletes involved, but athletes undertake serious health risks by simply walking on to the field or straddling a bike”(Why It 's Time to Legalize Steroids in Professional Sports). It is true, a lot of people use this argument saying that athletes already put their lives in danger by playing the sport, the steroid just helps them play it better or with fewer
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