Thinking Critically: Performance-Enhancing Drugs

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By Stephen Currie

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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?

Thinking Critically: Performance-Enhancing Drugs