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Performance-Enhancing Drugs - - Artificial Entertainment At a press conference in April representatives from various professional sports joined together to discuss the effects of performance-enhancing drugs on their particular sport Unanimously the representatives decided that these drugs take away from the purity and natural skill of the sport and should therefore be declared illegal in all professional and division-one college sports This rule may go into effect as early as April of the year 2000 It is true that these enhancing drugs give athletes an opportunity to refine their skills but who is suffering Assume a businessman wakes up in the morning fatigued due to a lack of sleep the previous night To improve his performance he drinks a cup of coffee The caffeine in the coffee wakes the businessman and prepares him for a competitive day in the business world Should coffee be seen as a performance-enhancing drug It is the same concept as an athlete taking a performance-enhancing drug A businessmans coffee will simply amplify his natural skill in the business world just like an enhancing drug taken by an athlete will amplify his natural skill in his sport International Olympic Committee officials are concerned that baseball slugger Mark McGwire is sending the wrong message by using the performance-enhancing substance androstenedione Androstenedione is an adrenal hormone produced naturally in men and women It is converted in the liver to testosterone which is used in muscle production It is a legal and harmless substance used to improve your workout After sending seventy baseballs out of various professional ballparks breaking Roger Maris ancient record of sixty-one skeptics began associating McGwires success to his use of androstenedione He was always held back due to injury In 1992 when androstenedione was not available he was on track to hit seventy-four home runs before he injured his back To prove a point Mark McGwire put his supplements aside for a season He wanted to show his
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