This episode of the NSCA Coaching Podcast presents drug testing and anti-doping initiatives in elite sport. Team USA 2008 Olympian, Carissa Gump, discusses how her journey as an international level weightlifter led to her becoming an ambassador for fair competition. Gump shares lessons from overcoming a career-threatening injury prior to the 2008 Olympics, with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, and how a passion for supporting athletes has fueled her career as a sport business executive. Learn about opportunities that the NSCA Foundation has for aspiring strength and conditioning professionals, and how the NSCA Foundation serves to promote the philanthropy of the coaching profession.
Learn more about clean sport and anti-doping by taking the USADA Coach’s Advantage Course for 0.2 NSCA CEUs.
Check out NSCA Foundation resources to discover grants and scholarships available for strength and conditioning professionals.
More episode links:
USADA – U.S. Anti-Doping Agency
TrueSport – Education for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
NSF for Sport – NSF Certified Nutritional Products Listing
Global DRO – Drug Reference Online
Drug Free Sport – Anti-Doping Services and Education
Email Carissa at firstname.lastname@example.org| Connect with Eric on Instagram: @ericmcmahoncscs or Twitter: @ericmcmahoncscs