Steroids

Steroids

Book - 2014
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A thorough, balanced examination of the controversies on the therapeutic and non-therapeutic use of steroids that covers both legal medical therapy and illegal performance enhancement.

* Examines the historical trends leading to steroid use as part of social attitudes and problems related to self-image, competitiveness, and aging

* Provides a thorough discussion of policy responses to steroid policy issues such as law enforcement and illegal trafficking, safety guidelines for medical practitioners, and unique considerations for youth protection

* Includes a host of related primary document resources that support the discussion on steroid use

* Supplies a detailed chronology of the major relevant events in steroid history, starting from the first discovery of synthetic versions of testosterone and including all major scandals in professional sports

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California :, Greenwood,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781440802997
1440802998
Branch Call Number: 615.77 Z88
Characteristics: xiii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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