Potential career and professional development opportunities

Within general clinical practice:

  • Providing an evidence-based professional service to competitive athletes on issues relating to the safe, effective and permissible use of drugs in sport
  • Advising other individuals who participate in sport and exercise on the safe use of medicines and supplements

Working with sports organisations:

  • Developing relations with local and national sports clubs and associations to provide expert advice on anti-doping policies and procedures
  • Becoming an educational advisor for National Anti-Doping Organisations
  • Working with athletes through their national or International Sports Federation on anti-doping policies and procedures
  • Become an accredited Doping Control Officer through the National Anti-Doping Agency

Working or volunteering at Major Sporting Events:

  • Providing expert service as at major events such as Olympic and Paralympic Games working in the Athlete Village Polyclinic