All posts tagged: Testing

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs free webinar

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs: Myth and Reality – Webinar

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPEDs) are illicit substances used by people who wish to improve their physical appearance and/or enhance their physical performance. This free webinar gives you the facts on IPEDS.

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Genetic testing for athletic ability raises questions and ethical concerns

A number of companies are now marketing genetic tests that they claim can identify a child’s aptitude for certain sports, but sports medicine professionals are warning against putting too much faith in the tests. The tests screen for several genes, including the ACTN3 gene, which has been linked to enhanced performance among some elite sprinters.