Guide to use of asthma medicines in sport
Many sporting bodies have restrictions regarding the use of asthma medicines during competition. Anti-doping agencies provide information about which medicines are permitted and under which circumstances.
- Use of medicines in sport
Many sporting bodies require athletes to provide objective evidence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction before they are permitted to use asthma medicines during competition.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority provides information about Therapeutic Use Exemptions for athletes who require treatment with prohibited substances.Close
- Anti-doping agencies
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is the Australian federal government statutory authority with a mission to protect Australia's sporting integrity through the elimination of doping.
World Anti-Doping Agency
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is the international independent anti-doping agency composed of representatives from the Olympic movement and public authorities from around the world. Its mission is to lead a collaborative worldwide campaign for doping-free sport.Close