2017.05.14 CSCS Daily Study Question:
Happy Mother’s Day
A teenage male is sitting at the kitchen table eating breakfast with his mother when he tells her that he’s not happy with his strength and size gains in the gym. He asks his mom for money because some guy he met at another gym is selling human growth hormone, which he is sure will help him gain the size he wants. His mother reachs across the breakfast table, bonks her son on the head and says, “I don’t want you trying human growth hormone. If you’ve already stopped growing taller that stuff can cause __________.”
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Excess growth hormone in children can cause gigantism. “Gigantomachy” is the term for the Greek struggle between gods and giants.
Excess growth hormone in adults (or post-growth-spurt teens) can cause acromegaly. “Agronamy” is the study of soil management and crop production.
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd Edition p. 154
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2017.05.14 CSCS Daily Study Question