The Human Growth Hormone test: a war of words between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the NFL Players Association
The World Anti-Doping Agency (“WADA”) and the National Football League Players’ Association (“NFLPA”) have been in a long running debate over the application of Human Growth Hormone (“HGH”) blood testing in the National Football League (“NFL”). Howard Jacobs (The Athletes Lawyer) reviews both sides of the debate in light of the recent the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision in the Veerpalu v. FIS case.
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- Tags: Anti-Doping | National Football League (NFL) | NFL Players Association (NFLPA) | United States of America (USA) | World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
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About the Author
Howard Jacobs is lawyer in the Los Angeles suburb of Westlake Village, California. Mr. Jacobs has been identified by various newspapers as one of the leading sports lawyers in the United States, and was profiled by USA Today in a feature article titled “Athletes accused of cheating find perfect advocate.”