Sports Medicine Australia (WA Branch) continues to manage the WA Drugs in Sport education project. On-going funding from the Department of Sport & Recreation allows the project to continue providing education, support services and resources to the community

Education

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Education is the key to helping athletes, coaches, students and community members understand the issues surrounding drug use in sport and demonstrate what registered athletes must do when participating in the ASADA testing process.

Sports Medicine Australia (WA Branch) offers both face to face Drugs in Sport Workshops and online Drugs in Sport education for athletes, coaches, schools, sporting clubs and the community.

Types of Education

State Sporting Association

The SMA WA Drugs in Sport Project offers State Sporting Organizations the opportunity to take part in a Drugs in Sport workshop. This 1-hour workshop encompasses ASADA’s “Pure Performance” anti-doping education and gives athletes, coaches and support personnel the chance to ask questions in a face-to-face learning environment.

Presentations can be tailored to your sports anti-doping needs and is ideal for athletes who are eligible for drug testing. (i.e. athletes who are part of ASADA’s Registered and Domestic Testing Pools.)

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Schools

The SMA WA  Drugs in Sport Project offers schools a 1 hour Drugs in Sport Workshop for secondary students, teachers and parents. The workshop can provide your students with information for components of the VET unit of competency Provide Drugs in Sport Information.

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Sporting and Recreation Community

The SMA WA Drugs in Sport Project offers the sport and recreation community a 1 hour Drugs in Sport Workshop. This workshop is specifically tailored to sporting club athletes, parents, volunteers and other supporting personnel, as well as sports trainers, fitness instructors and personal trainers.

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Online

In this online module 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.