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External Opportunities

Anti-doping

UniSport is proud to work in partnership with Sport Integrity Australia (SIA), the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ensure our members and student-athletes at UniSport events and in high performance pathways have access to consistent, quality anti-doping education.

SIA certification

It is a requirement of participation at all UniSport events for participants and team managers to complete the SIA Anti-Doping online certification.

Participants: Clean Sport 101

Team officials: Anti-Doping Fundamentals (formerly Level 1) 

International athletes and officials: Anti-Doping Fundamentals (formerly Level 1) AND Annual Update 2022 (formerly Level 2)

 

To access the free SIA online certification visit Sport Integrity Australia eLearning and select the relevant course.

Anti-doping Textbook

The Anti-Doping Textbook and teaching material have been designed as a comprehensive overview of doping in sport and issues related to this. It's target audience is university students who strive to be involved in any sport, ranging from elite athletes to grass roots levels.

The textbook is available in English, French, Korean, Russian and Spanish. It is accessible free of charge, along with the support material for instructors, through the FISU-WADA Anti-Doping Learning Hub. A project information brochure is also available.

If you work in the area of curriculum development and wish to implement the anti doping e-textbook into your course, contact Donna Spethman for more information.

 

FISU-WADA eTextbook and Learning Hub

Respect. Now. Always

UniSport is proud to support the Respect. Now. Always. campaign implemented across all university institutions in Australia.

For more information on Respect. Now. Always. visit the Universities Australia website or contact UniSport Australia and ask how you can get involved and learn more.

Concussion

Concussion is a serious injury and may occur to any person at a UniSport event. The UniSport Guideline on concussion can be found on the Policies and Guidelines page of our website.

 

UniSport Australia endorses the Concussion in Sport Australia Position Statement. The Concussion in Sport Australia Position Statement brings together the most contemporary evidence-based information for athletes, coaches, medical and allied heath practitioners, parents and teachers.

The Position Statement seeks to protect the integrity of sport through the consistent application of best practice guidelines and, ultimately, improve safety and health outcomes for all Australian who suffer concussive injuries while participating in sport.

 

More information about concussion in sport

FISU-WADA Partnership Project

Engaging university students is the greatest method of promotion for drug-free sport values to future sport leaders and professionals. The FISU-WADA partnership project strives to create a drug-free environment to protect athletes and youth. The project is a part of the Legacy Program for the 2015 Universiade in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.

The program objectives include:

  • Developing an integrated e-textbook and teaching material to raise the social awareness of anti-doping among first year university students.

  • Educating future practitioners, athletes, coaches and sport leaders on doping consequences and their role in doping prevention.

  • Supporting universities to integrate anti-doping messaging into different faculties by identifying key topics and providing essential support material.

 

To find out more visit FISU-WADA partnership project

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