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Module 1

References and Resources

Information for Teens from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


NIDA for Teens. Printed 1997; reprinted 1998, 2000, 2003. The brain's response to steroids. Mind Over Matter Series: Anabolic Steroids (NIH Pub. No. 00-3858). Bethesda, MD: NIH, DHHS. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://teens.drugabuse.gov/mom/mom_ster1.asp.
Information about steroids for students in grades 5-9. Developed as part of an online magazine series, Mind Over Matter.

NIDA for Teens. No date. Facts on drugs-anabolic steroids. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://teens.drugabuse.gov/facts/facts_ster1.asp.
A comprehensive two-page overview of steroids-including reference citations-for students in grades 9-12.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Resources


NIDA. 2001; revised August 2006. Anabolic steroid abuse. National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Report Series (NIH Pub. No. 06-3721). Bethesda, MD: NIH, DHHS. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.drugabuse.gov/ResearchReports/Steroids/AnabolicSteroids.html.
Online version of an eight-page research report geared toward the general public. Also available online in PDF format.

NIDA. Revised December 2007. NIDA InfoFacts: High school and youth trends. Bethesda, MD: NIH, DHHS. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.drugabuse.gov/Infofax/HSYouthtrends.html.
General prevalence information for a variety of drugs including steroids.

NIDA. June 2008. NIDA InfoFacts: Steroids (anabolic-androgenic). Bethesda, MD: NIH, DHHS. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.drugabuse.gov/Infofax/steroids.html.
Brief one-page overview of steroids, their health hazards, and the extent of use. Also available online in PDF format.

NIDA. No date. Anabolic Steroid Use. Bethesda, MD: NIH, DHHS. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.steroidabuse.gov/.
Steroid-related resources from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, geared toward the general public.

Oscar Pistorius


Anonymous. 2007. Angry Pistorius calls for talks. BBC Sport, Athletics. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/athletics/6294110.stm Exit disclaimer.

Davies, G.A. 2008. My sport: Oscar Pistorius. Telegraph.co.uk, September 17, 2008. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2007/ 05/09/somysp09.xml Exit disclaimer.

Longman, J. 2007. An amputee sprinter: Is he disabled or too-abled? New York Times, May 15, 2007. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/15/sports/othersports/15runner.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1 Exit disclaimer.

McHugh, J. 2007. Blade runner. Wired Magazine, 15.03. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/15.03/blade.htm Exit disclaimer

Other


Drug Facts: National Drug Control Policy. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/steroids/index.html.
Facts and figures from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

World Anti-Doping Agency Web Site. http://www.wada-ama.org Exit disclaimer.
Contains a list of prohibited substances, a DVD/download entitled Level the Playing Field, and an interactive quiz. Retrieved online October 13, 2008.

Sample Cases of Steroids in Sports


Fainaru-Wada, M., and Williams, L. 2006. The truth about Barry Bonds and steroids. SI.com: A CNN Network Site. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/magazine/03/06/growth0313/index.html.

Wyatt, E. 2007. Tour in tatters: Team ousts the race leader. New York Times, July 26, 2007. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/26/sports/sportsspecial1/26tour.html?fta=y Exit disclaimer.

Steroid-Use Proponents


Bennett, D. 2004. Are steroids as bad as we think they are? Boston Globe, December 12, 2004. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2004/12/12/are_steroids_as_bad_as_we_think_they_are/ Exit disclaimer.

Wharton, D. 2004. Steroid use has proponents. Los Angeles Times, Monday, May 10, 2004. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.spokesmanreview.com/allstories-news-story.asp?date=051004&ID =s1518611#top Exit disclaimer.

Steroid Use in Teenagers and Baseball


Adler, J. 2004. Toxic strength. Newsweek, Dec. 20, 2004. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.newsweek.com/id/49578?tid=relatedcl Exit disclaimer.

Anonymous. No date. Baseball's Steroid Era. News, lists, timelines, quotes, statistics. Retrieved online October 13, 2008, at http://www.baseballssteroidera.com/ Exit disclaimer.

Mott, G. 2005. What about the kids? Washington Post, August 30, 2005, Page HE01. Retrieved October 13, 2008, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/29/AR2005082901401.html Exit disclaimer.

 

 

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