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.
The reason why so many sports players and athletes choose to wear the colour red when they compete may have to do with their testosterone levels.
Theoretically, these androgen effects could confer large performance advantages to these individuals, since testosterone stimulates muscle development and resultant speed, strength, power and endurance.
Testosterone and other hormones that boost testosterone levels, such as growth hormone, are among the most widely abused performance enhancers used in sport, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency.