By Nat Sharp and Nash Anderson @sportmednews “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” – Hippocrates. To ensure clean, fair and safe sport, anti-doping measures are essential. ASADA (The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority) […]
Anti-doping and the physician’s role: how do we overcome the challenges in elite sport?
Swiss Junior Doctors and Undergraduate Perspective on Sport and Exercise Medicine Blog Series By Roman Gaehwiler Since the introduction of the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) in November 1999, antidoping efforts have become much more organized and professional. However, illegal doping practices have also become more embedded and complex… Contemporary elite sports are characterized by a […]
Meldonium use by athletes at the Baku 2015 European Games. Adding data to Ms Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test case
Meldonium use by athletes at the Baku 2015 European Games Corresponding author: Mark Stuart, BPharm, FRPharmS, FFRPS, email@example.com Christian Schneider Professor Klaus Steinbach What are the new findings? There is an alarmingly high prevalence of meldonium use by athletes in sport as demonstrated by the laboratory findings at the Baku 2015 European Games 13 […]