Bodybuilding and Steroid Use
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about bodybuilding, health risks produced by long-term use of anabolic steroids, the side effects of steroid use and/or abuse, dangers of adolescent steroid use, and more.

Course Publication Date: April 29, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:BS042320
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Psychiatric & Mental Health
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Substance Abuse
Learning Objectives
  • Describe how anabolic steroids are taken.

  • Discuss health risks produced by long-term use of anabolic steroids.

  • Discuss the increase of anabolic steroid abuse among adolescents in the U.S.

  • List four possible physical side effects associated with anabolic steroid abuse in males and females of all ages.

  • State risks and benefits of steroid use.

  • Name two serious health hazards from anabolic steroid use that can cause serious damage to the liver.

  • Name three street terms for steroids.

  • List three anabolic effects of testosterone.

  • Discuss the effects of anabolic steroids on behavior.

  • Discuss education aimed at reversing rise in use of anabolic steroids by teens.


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