Drugs in Sport

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In this course participants will develop an awareness of the consequences of drugs in sport and their effects on sporting performance. Participants will gain a greater awareness of the impact or recreational drugs on sport performance and doping control in sport.

Topics include:

• Recognise the negative effects of alcohol, tobacco smoking and cannabis on health

• Recognise the limitations of non-medical personnel when dealing with medications

• Identify the role of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)

• Identify what is involved in doping control

• Recognise the roles and responsibilities of athletes involved in doping control

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