Publications and Policies
USADA makes available a number of publications, policies, and procedures to help athletes and others understand anti-doping responsibilities such as USADA’s testing program, the World Anti-Doping Code, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List, the International Standards, Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE), Whereabouts responsibilities, and the sample collection process.
Furthermore, USADA makes available information and resources for athletes, parents, coaches, teachers, community program leaders, and other USADA stakeholders. These resources include a Nutrition Guide, educational curriculum and activities, and literature on the importance of competing with integrity, honesty and sportsmanship.
This page contains a list of USADA and other related publications, policies, and procedures.
General Athlete Information
2019 Athlete Pocket Guide
A condensed resource providing an overview of the doping control process, athlete rights and responsibilities, and other crucial information for athletes who are competing in Masters, Juniors, and other non-national level sport.
The 2019 Pocket Guide is also available in Spanish.
General Coach & Health Pro Information
Testing & Results Management
World Anti-Doping Code
The Code is the core document that provides the framework for harmonized anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organizations and among public authorities. It works in conjunction with five International Standards aimed at bringing harmonization among anti-doping organizations.
WADA International Standard for the Protection of Privacy and Personal Information (ISPPPI)
The document ensures that all relevant parties involved in anti-doping in sport adhere to a set of minimum privacy protections when collecting and using athlete personal information, such as information relating to whereabouts, doping controls, and Therapeutic Use Exemptions.