As any person, an athlete may get ill due to different factors including injuries. So, they have a right to be cured from their health problem even by using prohibited substances or methods. Due to this reason, ETH-NADO has installed the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) process in order to provide an opportunity for athletes to obtain approval for using a prescribed substances or method for a legitimate medical condition in line with the World Anti-Doping Code and International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemption (ISTUE). Athletes should abide by the Anti-Doping Rules. Hence, they should advise their medical personnel to determine ...
Athletes should satisfy the following criteria to be TUE granted as per the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemption (ISTUE.
- The Athlete would experience a significant impairment to health if the Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method were to be withheld in the course of treating an acute or chronic medical condition.
- The Therapeutic Use of the Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method would produce no additional enhancement of performance other than that which might be anticipated by a return to a state of normal health following the treatment of a legitimate medical condition. The Use of any Prohibited Substance or ...