Doping in sports: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Anabolic steroids allow athletes to train harder and build more muscle.
Stimulants increase alertness and mask fatigue by raising the heart rate and blood flow in the body.
What is less common but harder to detect is blood doping. This is a process used by endurance athletes.

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