American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

From May 27-31, 2014, the American College of Sports Medicine held its 61st annual meeting in Orlando Florida. USADA’s Science Director, Matthew Fedoruk was on hand to present a tutorial lecture, titled New Frontiers against Doping in Sport: Challenging the Omertà. Matt’s lecture covered important scientific topics including the biological passport, and changes that science…

Potentially Dangerous Class Of Substances Added To The 2014 WADA Prohibited List

June 4, 2014 In early 2014, anti-doping organizations were made aware that athletes may be using dangerous, highly toxic, and concentrated gases such as Xenon, in an attempt to enhance performance. No credible scientific studies have proven that Xenon is a safe or effective way to enhance performance by increasing Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) stability in…