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As elite athletes are caught cheating by using anabolic steroids, perhaps their perception as positive role models will fade and the use of steroids decrease. Increased pressure to test athletes at younger ages may decrease the use of steroids as well. However, as long as adolescents perceive that anabolic steroids are required to compete at sports, their use may continue in the foreseeable future.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014
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