WADA'S MODE OF FUNCTIONING IS FLAWED AND IT SHOULD BE DISBANDED
Rushall, B. S., & Jones, M. (2006). The anti-drugs-in-sport movement: Causes for concern. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 1(1), 1-18.
A critical analysis of some of the functions of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and its affiliates was performed. The manner in which the banned substance list was formed, the attribution of performance-enhancement,; and the conduct of urine sample collection, transportation, analysis, and reporting were found to be deficient. The secretive nature of WADA has not fostered conformity with scientific procedures and attributes, particularly the independent objective verification of principles and statement content. These authors believe it is inevitable that if WADA continues its current practices, professional athletes will be driven out of the Olympic Games.
Implication. The actions and scope of WADA are causes for grave concern.
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