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WADA publishes new education tool: Parents’ Guide to Support Clean Sport

Aug 10, 2017

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to publish their latest education tool entitled Parents’ Guide to Support Clean SportSpecifically designed for parents of athletes, this education resource is intended to inform them about essential topics so that they can assist with clean athlete development by preventing the use of substances and methods prohibited in sport. The short booklet covers basic facts and includes links to websites with further information for parents on the following topics: 

  • Promoting good values
  • Identifying a healthy sport culture
  • Finding balance
  • Nutrition
  • The risks of supplements
  • Doping risk factors
  • Periods when athletes are more vulnerable to doping
  • Preventing the use of prohibited substances
  • Protecting the clean athlete – the doping control process
  • Recognizing possible signs and symptoms of drug use
  • What to do if your child is doping

 

For full article:

https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/news/2017-08/wada-publishes-new-education-tool-parents-guide-to-support-clean-sport 

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