Persuasive Essay On Drugs In Sports

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Picture this every athlete in sports using drugs no one depends on skill anymore everyone

depends on performance enhancing drugs like adrenaline and steroids. Many athletes today use

drugs to enhance their skills in all sports. This is a problem because some athletes use their own

skills and are getting beaten by athletes who use drugs.Performance enhancement drugs create an

unfair advantage over those athletes who choose to rely on their own skill.

Banning drugs in sports can make a difference in the athlete 's health Drugs like steroids

could decrease the user 's lifespan Performance enhancers, like steroids and other forms of

doping have a negative effect on long term health ¨Gary Becker, PhD Professor in

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¨Richard Callicott, former Chief Executive of UK Sport, stated in a Nov. 1, 2003 article titled¨ "Yes or No? Question of the Week: Drugs in Sport," published in The Times (London):"As

the national anti-doping agency we will never accept this. Performance-enhancing drugs are not

only prohibited because they violate the spirit of sport but because they can damage the health of

athletes. In 1976, the East German swimming team won 11 out of 13 Olympic events, and later sued

the government for giving them anabolic steroids.In 1992, Vicky Rabinowicz interviewed small

groups of athletes. She found that Olympic athletes, in general, believed that most successful

athletes were using banned substances.¨

There will be no reason to play the sport anymore if people cheat.thomas ¨H. Murray, PhD,

President of the Hastings Center, in the chapter¨ "Sports Enhancement" ¨published in the

2008-2009 From Birth to Death and Bench to Clinic: The Hastings Center
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