FAIR annual forum for anti-doping in recreational sport

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The last 31st October 2017, EuropeActive within the context of the EU Funded Project – FAIR organised the First Annual Forum for Anti-Doping in Recreational Sport.  Representatives of the sport food industries, anti-doping authorities, the European Committee for Standardization, the European Commission, professors and fitness professionals, etc… took part in a very interactive and fruitful forum on nutritional supplements for sports people compatible with doping prevention.

List of interventions:

  • FAIR Project Overview, Cliff Collins EuropeActive Director of Programmes
  • FAIR PhD Project, Ismael Serrablo Torrejon, Coventry University
  • The View of the European Commission on doping prevention, Olivier Fontaine, DG EAC Sport Unit
  • The European Landscape of Actors and Actions of Supplements for Sports People, Prof Susan Backhouse, Leeds Beckett University - Erik Duiven, Anti-Doping Netherlands
  • Dietary supplements and sports food free of doping substances and CEN/TC Working Group for developing standard for nutritional supplements free of doping substances,  Irene Margaritis, ANSES

Participants discussed about the following points:

  • How do we define athletes, recreational sport, and do we have an official definition for food supplement for sportspeople?
  • The role and the strength of European standards in this field
  • The involvement of stakeholders in the standard development procedure
  • The independent supplement testing system
  • Future collaboration among iNADOs, food industry associations and organizations, sport associations and businesses

Pictures from the FORUM 

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