March 09, 2014
Anti-doping health professionals outline a couple of reasons as to why doping is such a serious offense in the world of sports. First, some substances that people use to dope with are potentially harmful to the body. Sure, they may make the athlete function better in the short run, but they also pose a long term risk to their heart and other body systems by introducing unnatural ingredients into the human body. Second, it gives the doper an unfair advantage against the other athletes that are competing. If someone is adhering to the no doping rule, they may not fare...