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Coach’s Advantage Program to Reach More Coaches through an Agreement with the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Coach’s Advantage® Program to Reach More Coaches through an Agreement with the National Strength and Conditioning Association Launched in 2010 and updated annually as a comprehensive resource for coaches, the Coach’s Advantage® program will now reach even more trainers and coaches thanks to a new agreement established between the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and…

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Coaches: How to Help Athletes with Inhalers Avoid Doping Violations

USADA recognizes that most athletes are dedicated to competing clean and avoiding prohibited substances. However, we also know this can be difficult when commonly prescribed medical devices, such as asthma inhalers, may contain banned substances. Many of the asthma inhalers marketed in the U.S. contain short and long-acting beta-2 agonists, which are included on the…

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Substance Profile: Meldonium

What is Meldonium? Meldonium (Mildronate) is an anti-ischemic drug that was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Prohibited List, effective January 1, 2016. Not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and not available in the U.S., meldonium is classified as a non-specified substance in the class of Metabolic Modulators on the WADA Prohibited…