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Informed Sport Dec 08


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Informed Sport Dec 08

  1. 1. Informed-Sport: Banned Substance Testing for Supplements Dr Catherine Judkins HFL Sport Science
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Brief history of supplements and contamination </li></ul><ul><li>HFL trends and findings </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Informed-Sport – a Quality Assurance programme for supplements </li></ul>
  3. 3. Supplements and inadvertent contamination <ul><li>Number of high profile cases where athletes </li></ul><ul><li>have blamed positive drugs test on a </li></ul><ul><li>supplement product </li></ul>Hans Knauss – Austrian skier Kicker Vencill – US swimmer Greg Rusedski – UK tennis player Jamar Nesbit – NFL player