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Capstone Press


by Karla Fitzhugh
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This title looks at Steroids and the pros and cons of making particular choices young people must make about their behavior. Up-to-date and detailed information make this a valuable books for understanding what is at stake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403470256
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Series: What's the Deal?
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Steroids - what's the deal? — What are anabolic steroids? — How do anabolic steroids work? — Medical uses — Anabolic steroids and the law — Anabolic steroid abuse — Are we obsessed with the way we look? — Steroids and athletic performance — Training aids and supplements — What's in illegally bought steroids? — The health risks of steroid abuse — What do anabolic steroids do to your skin? — Side effects in males — Side effects in females — The risks to mental health — Why is injecting so dangerous? — Steroids and dependence — Giving up steroids — Preventing steroid abuse — A positive body image — Making decisions — Help and advice.

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