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Bodybuilders - What Kind of Risk are These?

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There are certain professions that expect a person to be extraordinary, no matter what the risk. How does a person reach this goal? Is it even possible to achieve this level of physique? This article is about the use of anabolic steroids with bodybuilding. With the use of the Internet, anabolic steroids are easy to obtain so people are able to acquire the muscle mass that is expected with this sport.
 
Reprinted with permission of ON THE RISK, Journal of the Academy of Life Underwriting (www.ontherisk.com).
 
 

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The Author

  • Mary Hanson
    FALU, ALMI
    Director
    U.S. Underwriting (former)

    RGA Reinsurance Company
     

Summary

Insurers need to use great caution when reviewing bodybuilders due to anabolic steroid use. 
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  • Testosterone
  • avocation
  • drug severity classification
  • risk selection
  • risk management
  • drug abuse