B1.3.6 Drugs in Sport

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Can drugs make you better at sport?
Anabolic steriods and other banned performance enhnacing drugs are used by some athletes to help them win.
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Is it ethical to use drugs to win?
The use of performance enhancing drugs is considered unethical by most people.
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What are anabolic steriods?
Anabolic steriods are drugs that build muscle mass. They are used by athletes who need to be strong, e.g weightlifters.
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What drugs would a darts player take to aid their performance?
Since they need very steady hands they can use drugs to slow their heart rate down and steady their hands.
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What drugs would a cyclist use to help them win? (stamina sports)
They would use a drug that stimulated red blood cells which means that they can carry more oxygen to their muscles.
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Is it ethical to use drugs to win?

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The use of performance enhancing drugs is considered unethical by most people.

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What are anabolic steriods?

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What drugs would a darts player take to aid their performance?

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What drugs would a cyclist use to help them win? (stamina sports)

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