Therefore, no testing of this kind should be permitted in any high school in the United States. Anabolic means muscle-building, while androgenic refers to masculine characteristics. It reminds me of the radicals involved in Ruby Ridge. The cut-off is usually detection of the presence of alcohol for the equivalent of a blood alcohol content greater than 0. Fund raising could be done to support this and I'm sure there are Federal Grants that could support this kind of program. Drugs make his muscles work well and he can run faster and longer. If a student tests positive for drugs, schools can respond to the individual situation.
High schools throughout the country have considered taking these same actions for various reasons as well. Each has different testing for a variety of drugs and punishments and treatment are different in each league. No one really cares if you kill your kids in your own home or vehicle with 2nd hand smoke. These days employment is a must to survive not a choice. I don't think they should, we have enough problems without adding more to our schools.
Of course this document has mistakes, it was written by man. Jocks should be randomly tested for the reason I stated earlier. Wait, Big Brother is here. First I read the article on the front page about this and was apalled at the spelling that the writer used. Beth Larson What is wrong with our community? What testing methods are available? In order to protect the rights of the American people, drug testing student- athletes without suspicion and without sufficient evidence should not be introduced into school athletics due to the fact that it violates the Fourth Amendment and the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.
Tatoos and percings will not be allowed. Of course there are people that think otherwise, but they are needed to balance out the system, a necessary evil. Who are these educated or uneducated people you refer to? Spot and isolate troubled youth and start a recovery or prevention program. And if everyone else is doing what they're doing, then instead of taking 10 grams or 10 cc's or whatever it is, they'll take 20 or 30 or 40, and a vicious circle simply gets bigger. Student-athletes will be observed by a drug-testing crewmember of the same gender.
It is not all about making money, is slowing traffic down about making money? The only freedom we do have that cannot be controlled is our freedom of thought, freedom of spirit, and free will. If you are raising your children, great, if not, the state will, very simple. If you suspect your child is on drugs there is nothing that says you can't march your son or daughter in to be tested. Every sportsman should take drug tests if he wants everyone to believe in his honesty. Under one approach to address this problem, students and their parents agree to students being tested for drugs and in some cases, tobacco or alcohol on a random basis as a condition of participation in athletic or other school-sponsored competitive extracurricular activities.
Some schools have begun drug testing all co-curricular students or students wishing to drive to school. It went up mildly in the 1990's, and has since either dropped off slightly, or leveled off since 2000. Again; general student population should not be tested unless there is probable cause smelling of alcohol or marajuana; for example. Schools have been drug testing student athletes since approximately 1995 and in 2002, the court made it a law that high school athletes must be drug tested. This includes common, over-the-counter muscle-building supplements, recovery products, and endurance-enhancing blood doping.
Until those people do so, no one else should be required to get tested. We have fuaght to keep the government out of our personal lives as far as what we can do and when we can do it. Who really cares, dont break the law and all is well. Not only do drugs ruin the health of athletes, but the use of performance enhancing drugs also ruins the integrity of the sporting world. As of right now, the school board can barely afford textbooks and paper but somehow they want to implement drug tests.
We lead our youth by example. From the psychological point of view, it is not reasonable to ask students to take drug tests. A policy that randomly drug tests students involved in extracurricular activities may deter other students from joining these activities and thus give these students more free time in which they might turn to drugs. The use of performance-enhancing drugs is not accidental; it is planned and deliberate with the sole objective of getting an unfair advantage. When something is proposed that might expose people to danger's that not only hurt themselves, but the rest of us, they get out the soap box and say things that are ridiculous. Testing could save many lives by getting these children help before they hurt themselves or others.
Without access to certain benefits some people may not survive. If it is the use of personal effort rather than outside help, then what of ropes, crampons and oxygen for climbing? The opinion in the country is divided almost in the middle regarding the issue with some in support while others strongly oppose the move. In most cases, institutions will be notified one day before the test day. Without change, things remain the same. This unequivocally is what weakens the relevance of the document.