Blood doping, which may include the use of erythropoietin (EPO), is among the most well-known method of doping in sport. Learn more about the prohibited method and substance.
While higenamine maybe used for legitimate medical needs, it is prohibited in sport. Learn more about this prohibited substance that’s becoming more common in dietary supplements.
Learn how to better navigate through the Athlete Express Whereabouts app and update Whereabouts more easily. In the video, we will demonstrate some common ways to easily and correctly make updates on the app.
There are many popular over-the-counter products used for everyday ailments that can cause a positive test if used in-competition. More specifically, many cold and flu medications and inhalers contain stimulants that are prohibited in-competition. Read more to learn how athletes subject to anti-doping rules can safely use cold and flu products.
The World Anti-Doping Code requires that athletes comply with Whereabouts and testing obligations, and failure to comply with an obligation will result in a Whereabouts Failure. There are two types of Whereabouts Failures: Filing Failures and Missed Tests.
When it comes to building speed, strength, and recovery, growth hormone (GH), and more specifically human growth hormone (hGH), has often been touted as one way to get an edge. Athletes, however, should know the risks associated with growth hormone from a health and clean sport perspective.
As many designer stimulants become more widely available online and illegally included in supplements, it’s important for athletes and support personnel to recognize the risk, both from an anti-doping perspective and a health perspective.
Take time to learn about the 2019 Prohibited List & become familiar with changes that might impact the substances & methods you can use as a competitive athlete.
For athletes who do choose to use supplements despite the risks, there are ways to minimize that risk. One ingredient athletes should be particularly aware of is octodrine.
Athletes subject to anti-doping rules are strictly liable for any substance found in their blood or urine. Understand the risks of using CBD products.