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The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) leads the charge for clean competition along with many allies who have useful resources for your classroom, locker room, field house or recreation center

True Sport ™ is powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), bringing action to the idea that sport can and should teach valuable life lessons. Empowering sport participants and enthusiasts of all types and levels with healthy performance strategies in sports and in life, True Sport™ is grounded in a solid platform of guiding principles centered on competing strong, playing fair, and achieving more.

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) leads the charge for clean competition along with many allies who have useful resources for your classroom, locker room, field house or recreation center. From supplements to steroids to body image, visit these websites and incorporate them with USADA tools to customize an ethics in sport program that's right for your school, team or organization.
  • The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is dedicated to preserving the integrity of competition, inspiring true sport, and protecting the rights of U.S. athletes.
    www.usada.org
  • Supplement 411: When it comes to dietary supplements (also sometimes called nutritional supplements), including "energy" drinks and sport performance supplements, young athletes often find themselves in a difficult situation. Many believe that they need supplements in order to compete at the best of their abilities and against the best competition. They are often believed to be essential tools, similar to training or eating right, and that they are absolutely necessary. However, many athletes also know that dietary supplements have been linked to negative and potentially dangerous health issues. Supplement 411™ seeks to provide valuable information regarding a very complicated topic. This resource helps frame the issues, challenge assumptions, clarify why risks exist, and provide practical ways to help analyze the situation and minimize risk.
    www.Supplement411.org
  • This American Academy of Pediatrics site is dedicated to information and education on steroid use in sports.
    www.aap.org/family/steroids.htm
  • CHARACTER COUNTS! sport development programs and materials help coaches and mentors equip youth with values to meet life's challenges, on and off the field.
    www.charactercounts.org/sports/sports.htm
  • The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is dedicated to keeping the public informed of the latest developments in the supplement industry.
    www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/supplmnt.html
  • Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students and young adults.
    monitoringthefuture.org
  • The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA has a variety of drug prevention programs and resources.
    www.drugabuse.gov/NIDAHome.html
  • As the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, this site has an "ad" gallery, fact sheets and programs listing.
    www.mediacampaign.org
  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency of the U.S. Department Health & Human Services.
    www.samhsa.gov
  • Words Can Work helps parents talk with their kids about challenges they face growing up.
    www.wordscanwork.com
USADA Mom's Choice Awards True Sport ™ is powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), bringing action to the idea that sport can and should teach valuable life lessons. Empowering sport participants and enthusiasts of all types and levels with healthy performance strategies in sports and in life, True Sport™ is grounded in a solid platform of guiding principles centered on competing strong, playing fair, and achieving more. www.TrueSport.org
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