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Anabolic Steroids   

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The Board of Education recognizes that the use of anabolic steroids presents a serious health hazard to students. The Superintendent or designee shall make every effort to ensure that students do not begin or continue the use of anabolic steroids.

Teachers of science, health, physical education and drug education shall include a lesson on this hazard in instruction programs for grades 7-12. (Education Code 51262)

Students who participate in athletics shall receive information about the hazards of anabolic steroids from their coaches.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

49030-49034 Performance-enhancing supplements

51260-51269 Drug education, especially:

51262 Use of anabolic steroids; legislative finding and declaration

CIVIL CODE

1812.97 Warning statement; posting in athletic facilities

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

110423.2 Dietary supplements

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION BYLAWS

California Interscholastic Federation Constitution and Bylaws 2005-06

U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY PUBLICATIONS

Guide to Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods of Doping

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

California Interscholastic Federation: http://www.cifstate.org

National Center for Drug Free Sport: http://www.drugfreesport.com

National Institute on Drug Abuse: http://www.nida.nih.gov

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://www.usantidoping.org

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 6, 1994 Elk Grove, California