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Business Ethics

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in business, mathematics and economics

BUSINESS ETHICS

PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS

2006

INTRODUCTION

Before to be able to discuss the morality or ethical aspects of any conduct , we need to understand the meaning of ethics and morality

According to Nicola (2000 , ethics is defined as being a body of moral principles or values that would govern a particular culture . It implies that laws of governance give equal weight to morals and values or that one ‘s values and moral issues ‘ As the author explains , the value of the method in which problems are solved does not [banner_entry_middle]

come solely from the final outcome the solution of problems , but also from the way in which they were resolved

To be ethical and moral , implies that someone should do what is right and good , for himself /herself and for others , and that he /she should avoid what is wrong or bad , for himself /herself and for the others

Even though many subjects are considered to be controversial in regards to their moral (or immoral ) facets , some are all researchers and thinkers one of the agreed upon subject is the use of performance enhancing drugs in sports

PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS

Performance enhancing drugs are Anabolic-androgenic steroids which are substances created by man for what concerns the male sex hormones Anabolic indicates muscle-building , and androgenic ‘ means the increased masculine characteristics . We should note here that some of the drugs in question can be obtained in a legal way , only if prescribed by a doctor . There use , in the legal aspect , is usually effectuated in to treat certain conditions in which the body is producing low amounts of the needed testosterone . Other prescriptions are done in the case of body wasting for what concerns AIDS cases or different cases which lead the human body to lose muscle mass , below acceptable levels

Testosterone is a steroid hormone that is one of the androgen family Testosterone is concealed in the testes (which is the medical name for testicles ) of men and the ovaries of women . It is considered to be the main male sex hormone and the first anabolic steroid

HOW WHY PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS ARE USED

There are different ways in which the use of steroids can be implemented , the first method is that they are taken orally , they can be injected intramuscularly , or , when in the form of gels or creams , they can also be rubbed on the skin . And some people take such drugs in various ways such as using them in patterns called cycling , which involves taking multiple doses of steroids over a specific period of time , stopping for a period , and starting again ‘ such as combining one of them with others , or by starting to use one or more then , gradually increasing the dosages . By doing this , users believe that the different steroids will interact to produce an effect on muscle size that is greater than the effects of using each drug individually (ONDCP , 2006

The reason why athletes take steroids is because they think that such drugs… [banner_entry_footer]

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