Side Effects Of Doping In Sports

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According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary (1), Doping is the illegal use of drugs or substances to improve athletic performance. These drugs used aid fast recover, harder training and also helps build muscles (2). Although the benefits seem attractive, the side effects are cannot be over looked. Kidney damage, increased aggression, low sperm count in men and deepened voices in women are to mention but a few side effects of the drugs(2). Doping is not new to the world of sports as it has been dated back to the 19th century, however, in recent times, the rate of doping in sports has increased among professional and amateur players. In colleges and high schools, which has reflected poor sport education, lack of responsibility and accountability…show more content…
As sports have grown more competitive, the need for better and advanced equipments has arisen. Ranging from nutrition to the treatment of injuries examples are Cryosaunas (Novotech), F-MARC ( a nutrition guideline signed by former FIFA president) , discovery of malpractices as the knowledge of the human body has deepened over time, an athlete's potential has been increased. In a recent post on Sport Technie, football players at University of Arizona developed an app called Dubbed BrainGainz to help recognize concussion symptoms. BrainGainz was developed by two collegiate athletes (University of Arizona linebackers Jason Sweet and Scooby Wright), the app universal accessibility will allow it to impact football players of all ages. BrainGainz could prove to be key in the crusade to limit damage done to football players' brains and other sports, as it will allow them to acknowledge in real life at what point they are putting themselves in true mental and physical danger and hopeful such tech is being put in moment of initiatives. (This paragraph has good stand alone points, however you didn't fully finish the technology point before moving into the Nutrition gist. The BrainGains is it a technology. If yes , how does it directly replace the doping and has sport management acknowledged it?)# I am done with the doping…show more content…
Advancing technology created new opportunities for research into sports. It is now possible to analyze aspects of sports that were previously out of the reach of comprehension. Recent study shows how such a potential company Novotech has created new equipments called Cryosaunas. Cryosaunas (also known as cryo-cabins and cryo-chambers) are designed to hold general cryotherapy (cryo-stimulation) sessions, during which extremely low temperatures, varying from -130 °C to -180 °C, act on patient's body. Course of cryotherapy procedures stimulates restorative mechanisms in the human body thereby helping the latter to fight against inflammation. You get relief from different types of pains. Scientific studies have proved that as a result of cryotherapy sessions, that the blood lipid profile improves substantially, which significantly reduces the risk of stroke and myocardial
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