Current issues and the Future of Detecting Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport

While the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has made significant advancements in the detection of performance-enhancing drugs, some substances and techniques still pose challenges due to their rapidly evolving nature, short detection windows, or the ability to mimic naturally occurring substances in the body. Some of the most difficult-to-detect performance-enhancing drugs include: Designer Steroids: Designer steroids […]

WADA/USADA testing for banned substances and performance enhancing drugs in sport

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) follow a standardized process for collecting and testing athlete samples to ensure the integrity and reliability of anti-doping measures. The process generally involves the following steps: Athlete Selection: Athletes are selected for testing either at random or based on targeted testing. Targeted testing […]