Unlike regular students, student athletes are required to use their creativity and their critical thinking abilities on a daily basis. The use of creativity is being used through everyday practice, and critical thinking is used through academic courses, which implies convergent thinking. Since the brain has two sides, right and left, each has their own purpose. The right side of the brain does a divergent thinking process that relates to creativity, while the left side of the brain does the convergent thinking process. The use of the left side of the brain usually takes action when solving mathematical problems or science.
1. Result in health problems
Like most drugs, steroids and other forms of PEDs also have side effects. Used for a long period or when abused, PED can result in increased cholesterol levels, liver damage, mood swings, hypertension, aggressive behavior, irregular heartbeat and other heart problems. This is probably because of some of its content, which all have pros and cons. Stimulants, for example, stimulate overall mental alertness and increase competitive response. But it can also lead to addiction, brain hemorrhage, and heart attack, among others. Beta-blockers, on the other hand, will reduce muscle tremors, but can reduce performance abilities as it can cause fatigue, reduced heart rate and sleep disturbances.