Health information for student-athletes
The Athletic Training staff is trained to address the initial stages of eating disorders. Access to the University of Nevada Student Health Center is available should further psychological intervention be necessary. Complete confidentiality is maintained in these circumstances.
All sports will participate in the NCAA year round drug testing program as well as the University of Nevada’s own institutional drug testing each semester. Resources are available through the Athletic Training staff to address those circumstances that may arise in the event of an athlete being identified as having a substance abuse problem. University of Nevada and the NCAA both utilize the National Center for Drug Free Sport to facilitate their drug testing programs. More information can be obtained regarding drug testing and general questions at www.drugfreesport.com.
Nevada Drug Testing Handbook - Student-Athletes should note alcohol is included in the Drug Testing panel
University of Nevada does not recommend the use of ergogenic aids, creatine powder, amino acids, and other supplements
For more information on resources and programs that the University of Nevada and the NCAA conduct to help student-athletes stay healthy and make the proper choices about nutrition and drugs, click on the links below:
NCAA Nutritional/Dietary Supplements Warning: Before consuming any nutritional/dietary supplement product, review the product with your athletics department staff.