How to Spot Steroid Use in Student Athletics
Students with a drive to succeed can be an inspiration. However, the temptation to gain a competitive edge with steroid use can be a strong one. You can help make the right decision a lot easier when enforcing a steroid testing program.
A Few Things You Probably Didn’t Know
- There are different types of steroids. While anabolic steroids involve a change in physical appearance, corticosteroids treat medical conditions.
- Steroid abuse isn’t restricted to boys. Girls do, too, and side effects include:
- Change in body shape
- Deepened voice
- Changes in menstrual cycle
- Reduction in breast size
One of the main reasons students decide to use steroids is because they doubt they’ll get caught. In many cases, this is true. However, when you team with Test Smartly Labs, you take the proactive approach not only to identify those who are using but also discourage use in the first place. Test Smartly Labs has the equipment to work with entire athletic departments, so call today to see how we can put it to work for yours.