While cannabinoids have become more popular, it’s important for athletes to know that these substances are still prohibited in competition.
While epinephrine is prohibited in-competition, it’s important for athletes subject to anti-doping rules to first prioritize life-saving treatment.
USADA has always placed emphasis on the study of prohibited substances, the development of anti-doping tests, and research that advances anti-doping science.
According to the World Anti-Doping Agency, there are two types of Anti-Doping Rule Violations- analytical and non-analytical.
In the news, you may have encountered the “alphabet soup” of the anti-doping world. From acronyms like ADRV and AAF, to terms like provisional suspension and non-analytical, it can be difficult to understand the terminology and what it truly means. One of the most newsworthy areas of anti-doping – results management – is often where
Drug-tested athletes can learn more about the prohibited status of bioidentical hormones and pellet therapy here.