Three Things to Know About TUES

It’s to be expected that athletes may experience medical conditions over the course of their sport careers, which may require that they use a medication or receive medical treatment. If the substance or method prescribed to treat that medical condition is prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), athletes can apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE), and if granted, obtain permission to use a prohibited substance or method for a specified time period.

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…