Giving Back – Habitat For Humanity 2014
Members of USADA’s staff donated 56 man-hours to the Colorado Springs community volunteering with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity on March 13, 2014.
Is it prohibited for athletes to use IV infusions for rehydration and recovery?
We have seen an increase in inquires at USADA about the use of Intravenous (IV) Infusions for this purpose, and would like to assist athletes and medical personnel by clarifying this.
What’s the difference between autologous, homologous (allogenic), and heterologous blood transfusions?
Autologous blood transfusion is the collection and re-infusion of the patient’s own blood or blood components.
Educating Team USA
USADA’s Olympic Education team is devoted to educating Team USA providing extensive anti-doping education to thousands of athletes each year.
Why does USADA collect a minimum of 90mL of urine during sample collection?
USADA must collect a minimum of 90mL during a urine test to ensure that all drug tests can be performed.
Can Poppy Seeds Cause A Positive Drug Test?
Opium is the milky substance that is extracted from the seed pod of the opium poppy once all of the petals have fallen of.