Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Olympics

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

What is WADA?

WADA stands for World Anti-Doping Agency. This organization is actually a foundation that was developed in part by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1999. This foundation is based in Canada but was founded in Switzerland.

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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