Steroids in college athletes

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    The approach to combat steroid and steroid precursor use in competitive athletics has been two-fold: the imposition of administrative penalties by the sports agencies for those who test positive for the drugs, and the imposition of sanctions to criminalize those who possess them unlawfully, regardless of sports involvement. The focus, in both instances, is on the drugs or substances themselves. Neither approach is free of problems. Drug testing continues to be a game of cat-and-mouse as new performance-enhancing compounds and masking techniques emerge. Catching up to the cheaters can take decades. A test for human growth hormone, for example, remained elusive for over twenty years. Criminal laws and sanctions may be largely irrelevant to athletic steroid use, at least at commercialized levels, since in the fourteen years since the original Anabolic Steroid Control Act went into effect it is impossible to think of a single professional, Olympic or elite level player who was ever arrested, much less imprisoned, for steroids. Those who’ve been arrested under the law for personal use possession of steroids have been almost exclusively non-competing, purely cosmetic users.

    Steroids in college athletes

    steroids in college athletes


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