Steroid use by professional athletes is illegal. When student athletes join school sports, it's a good time for school coaches and parents to review with them that being in shape naturally is better than taking steroids or other performance-enhancing products. In the long run, the short-term gain will never outweigh the negative affects these drugs can have on one's body and overall health over time.

We've assembled information from a wide array of resources to help student athletes make wise and healthy decisions. Let's start with the question, "What are Steriods?"