Hoot’s Corner

The new frontier of doping will modify athletes’ DNA

(CNN)In 2008, an Olympic year, Lee Sweeney’s phone was ringing nonstop.

For a busy physiologist at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, that may be expected, but the reason behind the calls wasn’t exactly run-of-the-mill.
The people on the other end of the line were athletes in search of a particular kind of fix: They wanted him to dope them — via their genes.… Continue Reading...

TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION AND ATLANTA FALCONS EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO INCLUDE STEROID EDUCATION IN YOUTH CLINICS  

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TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION AND NFL’s ATLANTA FALCONS EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO INCLUDE STEROID EDUCATION IN YOUTH CLINICS  

McKinney, Texas (April 11, 2018) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today an extension through 2018 of its partnership with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons to bring awareness of the dangers of Appearance and Performance-Enhancing Substances to the team’s youth football clinics.… Continue Reading...

Supplement safety for teen athletes

 

Most dietary supplement products are marketed for adults 18 and older and typically carry a warning on the label against use by those under 18. Moreover, there has been little to no reliable research done on the use of dietary supplements—especially those marketed for bodybuilding and performance enhancement—by people under the age of 18.… Continue Reading...

ELITE FEMALE ATHLETES MANDY MARQUARDT AND ALISE (POST) WILLOUGHBY JOIN TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ALL ME® ADVISORY BOARD

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Multi National Champions Step Up to Help Educate Young People About

the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances

McKinney, Texas (March 27, 2018) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that 13-time national champion track cyclist Mandy Marquardt and 2017 UCI BMX World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Alise (Post) Willoughby have joined its ALL ME Advisory Board.… Continue Reading...

Steroid Abuse- Youth Is The Biggest Target

Steroid Abuse- Youth Is The Greatest Target

Steroids, otherwise called anabolic steroids, have progressively turned into a medication of abuse among teenage guys. Steroid abuse is the matter of concern. Anabolic steroids are manufactured forms of hormones like testosterone, normally created by the body.

Due to impacts, for example, the mutilated perfect self-perception and peer pressure which the media propagates, teenage guys, particularly the athletes are prone to the allurement of utilizing anabolic steroids for their muscle and building the impacts of muscles strength.… Continue Reading...

Hooton Foundation honors Sale, Pedroia

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and left-hander Chris Sale were presented with canvas prints of their 2018 “It’s All Me” public service ad for the Taylor Hooton Foundation prior to Wednesday’s game against the Twins at JetBlue Park.

Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton Jr. and Red Sox conditioning coach Kiyoshi Momose made the presentation.… Continue Reading...

Bullying: It may be why gay and bisexual boys are using steroids at five times the rate of straight boys

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A recent study published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has raised alarms about the way some gay teens are responding to bullying.
 
Researchers analyzed government surveys from 2005 to 2007 of boys whose age averaged 16, 4% of whom self-identified as gay or bisexual.… Continue Reading...

London Bridge attack trio ‘had taken large quantities of steroids’

Members of the emergency services tend a person injured in the attack on London Bridge on 3 June 2017.

The three men who carried out the London Bridge terrorist attack had taken large quantities of steroids before killing eight people, a court has heard.

Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22 were shot dead by police after using a van to plough into pedestrians on the bridge and then stabbing people in nearby Borough Market on 3 June last year.… Continue Reading...

Professional Kayaker Banned For Sabotage, Spiking Rival’s Water With Steroids

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Japan’s Yasuhiro Suzuki competes in the men’s kayak single race at the 16th Asian Games in Guangdong province, China, November 25, 2010

A Japanese kayaker who spiked a rival’s drink with a banned steroid was barred from competing in the sport for eight years Tuesday and could face further sanctions including a lifetime ban. 

Yasuhiro Suzuki, 32, admitted to lacing rival Seiji Komatsu’s drink last year at the Canoe Sprint Japan Championships with a banned anabolic steroid.… Continue Reading...

London attacker took steroids before deadly rampage

Khalid Masood, the man responsible for the worst terrorist attack in London in more than a decade, kept to himself in recent years, neighbors say. But he had a checkered past involving a series of aliases and a string of convictions for violence and possession of weapons.

LONDON (Reuters) – The man who mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before killing a police officer outside Britain’s parliament last year had taken steroids beforehand, a London court heard on Monday.… Continue Reading...