UKAD Clean Sport Connect webinar series

9th August 2022


12th October 2022 - UKAD Clean Sport Connect Webinar Series

Register here: 12th October: Clean Sport Connect Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite


Speaker: Prof Sue Backhouse (5-10 minutes)

Overview of BASES and UKAD Strategic Partnership Agreement. How we are working together to promote clean sport and raise awareness of issues relating to doping and performance-enhancing drugs. 

WADA Prohibited List expert session:

Speaker: Dr Irene Mazzoni, WADA Associate Director of the Prohibited List/Science and Medicine (20 minutes)

  • Following an introduction, Dr Irene will provide a brief overview of how the Prohibited List is collated every year. 
  • Dr Irene will provide a general overview on the deliberation of adding and/or removing substances from the list

Prohibited List:

Speaker: Ellen Gregson, UKAD Science Manager (20 minutes)

  • Ellen will provide an overview of the role UKAD plays in the annual review of the Prohibited List
  • Ellen will then outline any major changes to the Prohibited List. (Specific details of this section of the presentation will be outlined closer to the event.)

Exploring a performance enhancing drug:

Speaker: Dr Alexis ‘Lex’ Mauger (20 minutes)

Dr Alexis Mauger is an exercise physiologist currently lecturing at the University of Kent. Lex’s predominate research focuses on studying the relationship between exercise-induced pain and fatigue. One of his main projects is funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigates the performance enhancing effects of analgesics (painkillers) in endurance sport.

  • Following an introduction, this section will start with Dr Alexis Mauger providing a quick overview of his background and research interests.
  • We will then ask Dr Alexis Mauger to present the findings of his latest project

Q&A section:

To be moderated by Prof Sue Backhouse (15 minutes)

BASES members will be credited with 2 CPD points for attending this webinar.


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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