Performance-Enhancing Drug Use More Prevalent than Type 1 Diabetes or HIV Infection

A new Scientific Statement issued recently by The Endocrine Society represents a comprehensive evaluation of available information on the prevalence and medical consequences of...

WADA confirm 99 positive tests for meldonium in 2016

There have been ninety-nine positive drug tests for meldonium in sport this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed. The heart-attack drug, only added to the...

Psycho-Social Effects of Sports and Physical Fitness on the Well Being of Veterans

Military personnel face a unique set of daily challenges and are often placed in harm’s way in life or death situations. These highly charged...

Doping Part of Professional Cycling’s Culture

Professional cycling, one of the most popular sports in Europe and rich in history, has been plagued in recent years by suspicions of performance-enhancing...

Preventing and Treating Muscle Cramping Plays a Major Role in Keeping Athletes Healthy

Coaches and athletes alike must have a general knowledge of what causes and how to prevent and treat muscle cramping in order to be...

Bad News About Doping Seen as Good News for Clean Athletes

So let's just look at this year's world rankings for the 100 meters. Top, with 9.75 seconds, Tyson Gay. Who has just admitted failing a...

Hair Follicle Testing “no problem” for Sprint King Bolt, He Claims

Usain Bolt has welcomed plans by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to introduce hair follicle testing to catch drug cheats saying he had "no...

Armstrong Ready to “Confess” to Doping Claims Report

Lance Armstrong is poised to perform one of the best remarkable U-turns in the history of sport and admit that he used banned performance-enhancing...

Armstrong Mea Culpa Rings a Bit Hollow

Lance Armstrong has long been a polarizing figure in the world of sport.  Fans have celebrated his ability to beat cancer in the mid-1990s...

NFL and Retired Players Resolve Concussion Litigation for $765 Million

Former United States District Judge Layn Phillips, the court-appointed mediator in the consolidated concussion-related lawsuits brought by more than 4,500 retired football players against...

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