Ch 14: Anabolic Steroids

About This Chapter

Explore the history of performance enhancing drugs in sports, the dangers of anabolic steroids and more in this chapter. Watch short, engaging video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to test how well you understand the materials.

Anabolic Steroids - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The video lessons in this chapter take a closer look at what anabolic steroids are and how they can affect individuals who take them. You can learn more about the history of performance enhancing drugs and examine the patterns of steroid abuse that occur in sports. The lessons also explore dangers associated with taking anabolic steroids and reveal patterns of anabolic steroid use and abuse.

In addition to watching the video lessons, you can access timelines to help you locate specific topics within the videos. Self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam are available to test your comprehension of the materials and you can always contact an instructor if you have any questions about this chapter. After watching the video lessons, you should be able to identify:

  • How anabolic steroids work
  • What patterns of abuse exist in steroid use
  • How performance enhancing drugs were introduced to the sports world
  • The dangers and health risks of anabolic steroid use

The History of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports Examine the historical use of performance enhancing drugs in sports.
How Do Anabolic Steroids Work? Analyze how anabolic steroids work and examine patterns of steroid use.
Dangers & Health Risks of Anabolic Steroids Discover the dangers and health risks of anabolic steroid use.
Patterns of Anabolic Steroid Use & Abuse Describe the patterns of anabolic steroid use, abuse, tolerance, dependence, withdrawal and overdose.

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