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Ringside Physicians Organization Supports TRT Elimination
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.27.2014



A statement from the Association for Ringside Physicians (ARP) has come out in favor of the elimination of therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy. The group issued the following statement (via MMAjunkie):

"The incidence of hypogonadism requiring the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in professional athletes is extraordinarily rare. Accordingly, the use of an anabolic steroid such as testosterone in a professional boxer or mixed martial artist is rarely justified. Steroid use of any type, including unmerited testosterone, significantly increases the safety and health risk to combat sports athletes and their opponents. TRT in a combat sports athlete may also create an unfair advantage contradictory to the integrity of sport. Consequently, the Association of Ringside Physicians supports the general elimination of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) for testosterone replacement therapy." Association of Ringside Physicians

TRT has been a controversial point of contention in MMA. This will potentially provide state athletic regulatory bodies with a reason to take their own stances against TRT use.





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