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Thinking Critically: Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Thinking Critically: Performance-Enhancing Drugs 

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ISBN: 978-1-68282-339-2
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Stephen Currie
Publication Date: 2018
Number of Pages: 80
Dewey Code: 362.29088/796
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

The use of drugs by athletes has been a source of controversy within the sports world for several decades. Through a narrative-driven pro/con formatsupported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrationsthis title examines issues related to performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in sports. Topics include: Should PED Use by Athletes Be Acceptable? How Much Do PEDs Actually Improve Performance? Does Testing for PED Use Deter Athletes from Doping? How Should the Olympics Respond to Government-Sponsored PED Use?