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Author Currie, Stephen, 1960- author.

Title Thinking critically : performance-enhancing drugs / Stephen Currie.

Publication Info. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 362.2908 CUR    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 362.2908 CUR    Available
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Description 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Series Thinking critically
Thinking critically.
Audience Grade 9 to 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Should PED use by athletes be acceptable? -- How much do PEDs actually improve performance? -- Does testing for PED use deter athletes from doping? -- Are penalties for PED use inconsistent and unfair?
Summary 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 format supported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations this 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?
Subject Athletes -- Drug use -- Juvenile literature.
Doping in sports -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Drug use.
Added Title Performance-enhancing drugs
ISBN 9781682823392 (hardback)

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