Screen Your Dietary Supplements

Screen Your Dietary Supplements Popular Prohibited Substances Commonly Contained in Dietary Supplements If you’re thinking about using dietary supplements, it’s important to remember that supplements are regulated in a post-market manner. This means that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not analyze the safety, efficacy, or label accuracy of supplements before they are sold…

Event Reminders

  In advance of your upcoming event, here are a few friendly reminders from USADA. Good luck in your upcoming bout! Update your whereabouts. Search USADA in your application store for the USADA Updater App, or Log in to http://www.ufc.usada.org or update your whereabouts on the USADA Updater App. Don’t have the USADA Updater App? No…

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) – A Prohibited Class of Anabolic Agents

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) are a class of therapeutic compounds that have similar properties to anabolic agents, but with reduced androgenic properties. This property allows SARMs the advantage of androgen-receptor specificity, tissue selectivity, and the lack of steroid-related side effects. Some potential side effects of anabolic steroid use include acne, liver damage, breast tissue…

IV Infusions: Explanatory Note

Announcement date: 7/1/2015 IV Infusions are Prohibited in the UFC Beginning October 1, 2015. The World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List (WADA Prohibited List), includes all substances and methods that are prohibited in sport, including substances and methods that are prohibited both in-competition only, as well as those that are prohibited at all times. All UFC athletes are…