Anti-doping testing at the 2008 European football championship (pages 485–493)
Marc Vouillamoz, Caroline Thom, Richard Grisdale, Martial Saugy, Sylvain Giraud, Neil Robinson, Günter Gmeiner and Thomas Geisendorfer
Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/dta.105
Big sports events like the 2008 European Football Championship are a challenge for anti-doping activities. This challenges the logistics of sample collection as well as the chemical analyses to be carried out in due time. An overview of the logistics of the anti-doping program and the analytical results of blood profiling and growth hormone testing is presented.