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SARMs Cause Increasing Number of Positive Drug Tests

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Content reproduced with permission from Drug Free Sport’s 2018 Second Quarter INSIGHT e-newsletter

Lara Gray, MS, RD, CSSD, Senior Director of Education, Drug Free Sport

Since 2014, there has been a significant increase in the number of positive drug tests attributed to selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs). SARMs have a high potential for misuse among athletes due to their anabolic properties offering less side effects typically associated with anabolic androgenic steroids (i.e.… Continue Reading...

What’s the harm in taking SARMs?

“SARMs” have emerged as a new class of appearance- and performance-enhancing substances. Before you consider using one, learn the facts here.

What are SARMs?

SARMs—short for “selective androgen receptor modulators”—are synthetic drugs designed to have effects similar to those of testosterone. SARMs are still in the research and testing stages for various medical conditions but have not been approved yet for any other use.… Continue Reading...

SARMs Control Act Would Strengthen DEA’s Power to Enforce Against SARMs in Dietary Supplements

New legislation introduced yesterday in the U.S. Senate would give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) increased power to enforce against selective androgen receptor modulators, or SARMs. SARMs are synthetic drugs designed to mimic the effects of testosterone and are unapproved for use in dietary supplements but are sometimes found in products such as sports supplements targeting bodybuilders.… Continue Reading...