|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Newspaper/Magazine Articles|
|Title:||Elite sport: time to scrap the therapeutic exemption system of banned medicines|
|Publisher:||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation:||Dimeo P & Moller V (2017) Elite sport: time to scrap the therapeutic exemption system of banned medicines, The Conversation, 18.12.2017.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: Four-time Tour de France winnerChris Froome’spositive test for high levels of the asthma drugsalbutamolin September during the Vuelta a Espana race has prompted much debate on the rules surrounding medicines in sport. In essence, some drugs are not allowed, and others are allowed up to a threshold level under aTherapeutic Use Exemption(TUE). This creates problems in establishing the threshold level and around accidental over-use, but also opens the door to unethical behaviour.|
|Rights:||The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/|
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