Dr. Mark Carlson of Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine joined High Noon for another “Health & Sports” conversation on Wednesday, this time discussing use of supplements in athletics. Risks involved with taking supplements, the need for individuals to investigate rules on performance-enhancing products, and effective dietary alternatives were among the topics discussed.
Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance (National Institutes of Health)
Tainted Products Marketed as Dietary Supplements (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)
Supplement 411 (US Anti-Doping Agency)
Understanding Dietary Supplements Fact Sheet (NCAA – PDF)