Druigs And Sports Essay

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Druigs And Sports


When athletes use drugs



In many schools athletes are required to sign a contract in order to play



sports. The contracts include of many rules and regulations that prohibit



activities that will jeopardize the athlete's performance. The use of drugs



and alcohol are strictly forbidden. Vandalism and other actions that would



result in any type of illegal happenings is also banned. The main problem with the



contracts is that the students don't always obey them. Many athletes will



still go out and party and drink and smoke and get into other activities



that will harm their minds and bodies.



"Stimulants" are drugs that stimulate the central nervous



system and produce an increase in alertness and activity. They include



caffeine, cocaine, and the amphetamines. The amphetamines are composed of



three closely related drugs that stimulate the central nervous system and



promote a feeling of alertness and an increase in speech and general



physical activity. Some people take these drugs under medical supervision to



control their appetite, but many of these drugs are used at parties to "get



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