Drug Use Among Athletes Essay

Drug Use Among Athletes
This is a persuasive essay on the controversial issue pertaining to performance-enhancing drug use among athletes.
# 62246 | 1,500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Nov 15, 2005 in Sport (Medicine and Drugs) , Ethics (General)

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This paper looks upon key issues society faces with the issue of athletes using performance-enhancing drugs. The paper argues that it is cheating when an athlete uses shortcuts to achievement when using performance-enhancers. It concludes that the wrong message is sent to our youth.

From the Paper:

"What if an athlete could ingest a chemical that would help him or her win an Olympic medal? There may or may not be a lot of responses to this question. Put it in another way maybe there would be more response. What if one of your classmates could brew up a concoction that would allow him or her to come up with academic papers with little or no work involved? Would this be fair? What kind of academic example would this be setting? Athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs are not only cheating, they are being bad examples."

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