Pro-Active Approach To Preventing Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use Urged

The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has issued a valuable new position statement summarizing the best available evidence related to the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) and calling for improved understanding of AAS in the sports medicine and athletic communities.

Reducing and Preventing Teen Steroid Use Aim Of New Public Service Advertising Campaign

Whether it is a potential college scholarship or just helping their team win, some teenage athletes feel pressure to do whatever it takes to get an "edge", even to the point of taking anabolic steroids or other illegal, performance-enhancing substances.  In an attempt to reduce teen steroid use, the Ad Council is sponsoring a new public service ad (PSA) campaign and companion website called "Don't Be An Asterisk." 
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