Resources for Anti-Doping
Having a fair and effective anti-doping program is vital to ensure that the rights of clean athletes and the integrity of competition are upheld.USA Synchro is opposed to the practice of doping in sport and fully supports and complies with the policies, protocols, and rules set forth by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as the independent, non-profit anti-doping organization in the U.S.
Guided by their mission to preserve the integrity of competition, inspire true sport, and protect the rights of U.S. athletes, USADA is charged with implementing a comprehensive anti-doping program for all Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, and Para Pan American sport National Governing Bodies, their athletes, and events. USADA's scope of responsibility includes education for athletes and athlete support personnel, drug reference resources, in-competition and out-of-competition testing, and results management processes.
USADA is a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), which is a framework of anti-doping policies, rules, and regulations within sport. The Code, along with the supporting International Standards, is maintained by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ensure global harmonization of anti-doping rules.
To help athletes, athlete support personnel, and medical professionals understand the anti-doping process and the role they play in helping to protect clean sport, USADA’s website www.USADA.org provides a variety of resources in the areas of: