Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Olympics

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about performance enhancing drugs and athletics, especially the Olympics.

What is the World Anti-Doping Code?

The World Anti-Doping Code is a document used to provide consistent anti-doping regulations for all sports in all countries across the globe. WADA publishes an annual list of prohibited substances that athletes are not allowed to take, as well as prohibited methods for administering those banned substances.

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Source: Corinne Lyons, MA, AT, CSCS, Premier Health Sports Medicine, Upper Valley Medical Center; World Anti-Doping Agency, US Anti-Doping Agency