There are many different ways that athletes can be affected by drugs. There are different types of drugs used for many different reasons Doping class | Effect on performance | Dangerous side-effects | Stimulants | Make athletes more alert and mask fatigue | Can cause heart failure, addictive | Anabolic agents - steroids | Help athletes to train harder and build muscle | Increased aggression and kidney damage | Diuretics | Remove fluid from the body. Usedto make the weight, e.g. in boxingto hide other drug use | Causes severe dehydration | Narcotic analgesics | Mask pain caused by injury or fatigue which can make the injury worse | Addictive | Peptides and hormones | EPO - gives more energyHGH (Human Growth Hormone) - build muscle | EPO - risk of stroke or heart problems.HGH - abnormal growth, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and many more. | The 1988 Olympics marked the first time an athlete was stripped of his gold medal.
Walking is greatly underestimated as a form of physical activity. Frankly and concisely, walking is a very potent form of exercise. And exercise is a must for Type 2 diabetics needing to lower their blood sugar, lose weight and keep it off. Whether walking is the best method of exercise is up for debate: running for instance will always burn more calories than walking will. But, running is also not for everyone.
There is also an increase in the synovial fluid at the joint. The short term effects of exercise on your muscle may result in the joints become less viscous because the fluid allows a larger range of movement and pliability. The musculoskeletal response has an effect on the flexibility of the muscles during and after exercise. During exercise I got 18 cm in the sit and reach test and post exercise was 17 cm this shows that exercise has an effect on muscle pliability during acute exercise. Muscle fibre micro tears During exercise your muscles are put under stress due to constant contractions this stress can then lead to tears in the muscle fibres, if the body has the correct nutrients during recovery periods the muscle can then repair itself and become stronger this can lead to a increase in muscular endurance.
As with soma, prescription drugs (where prescribed or otherwise) provide a quick fix for physical or mental problems and/or a way to get high. But these drugs also hurt the users, with addiction, bodily functions failing and making them be violent. The use of drugs has severe effects on the users and not only in reality but also in Brave New World. Usually people turn to drugs for relief and contentment, they want to be in a state of mind where they can feel things which they usually can’t and to be in a state of pleasure so they turn to them. Most do not realise the harsh long term effects these drugs can
With athletes in the public eye, their actions can affect children and adults for whom they serve as role models. Therefore, athletes who use performance enhancing drugs should face consequences for abusing these substances. What is doping? A source defines doping as “the use of a drug or blood product to improve athletic performance” (Dictionary.com, n.d.). Yet, this seems to be such a broad definition, it is close to impossible to draw a line between doping and what could be called therapeutic medication.
People find a variety of ways to try to escape reality, or just ignore what is going on around them in the real world. The truth is, through all of these different ways to escape reality, the results can vary from an enlightening experience to a negative, or fatal end. Drugs Drugs are on the negative end of the spectrum. Although the high, for the moment of its stimulation, is amusing, it is only temporary. That just leads people to want to take the drugs again.
They resort to all sorts of excuses and blames for their poor performances. Many athletes have taken steroids and other drugs to build up their bodies. The bad effects of these drugs will only manifest later, but yet these people are willing to take such risks just to win.Alfie Kohn states: “To lose – particularly in a public event – can be
There have been many high profile drug cheats over many years. People who idolise these athletes say that legalisation would make sport much fairer as a whole. There are many problems with performance enhancing drugs (PED). These include: • sport would not be fairer; • athletes would compromise their health; • athletes and their fans would much less satisfaction from winning; • a drug culture could be created in sport. SAFETY The safety of athletes is usually very high on a sports agenda.
Some exercise is better than no exercise, but it is important to exercise regularly to get in good physical shape and really benefits your life. Exercising regularly will give people more energy. It increases the amount of Endorphins in the body. Also you feel great after a week or so after exercising. If you are in shape you can get a great amount of endurance.