New Documentary Explores the Tragic Consequences for Athletes in a State Sponsored Doping Program

        November 19, 2015 In collaboration with the German National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), USADA is proud to announce the release of “Andreas Krieger: Heidi’s Farthest Throw,” a short documentary film that explores the tragic consequences of doping through the eyes of former East German shot putter, Heidi Krieger. The film traces Krieger’s…

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) – A Prohibited Class of Anabolic Agents

What are SARMs? Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) are a class of therapeutic compounds that have similar properties to anabolic agents, but with reduced androgenic properties. This property allows SARMs the advantage of androgen-receptor specificity, tissue selectivity, and the lack of steroid-related side effects. Some potential side effects of anabolic steroid use include acne, liver…

USADA Launches New Supplement Education App in Conjunction with Federal Dietary Supplement Initiative

November 17, 2015 Today USADA, along with five federal agencies, announced the results of a national dietary supplement initiative.  USADA stands together with the Department of Justice, Food & Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and Department of Defense to rid the U.S. marketplace from poorly manufactured or dangerous dietary supplements, especially…