• Finally, NFL and NFLPA make progress on HGH testing

    Summary of 30 articles · Updated Jul 28, 2013
    Nearly two years after the NFL and NFLPA agreed to conduct HGH testing during the 2011 season, HGH testing may finally be implemented. During the 2013 season. The NFL is closer to hGH testing There is still a lot of work that needs to be done before a full agreement on hGH testing is place. Per a source with knowledge of the discussions, “some progress” was made regarding full-blown HGH testing. Peterson wants to make clear, however, that he has never used human growth hormone and is glad the NFL and the players’ union are finally coming together to work out a plan for testing players for HGH. “I like it. An email obtained by The Associated Press from the NFL Players Association indicates that the league and the NFLPA have jointly hired a doctor to conduct a study on NFL players to determine a good threshold for a positive HGH test. Supplemental HGH is a banned substance that is hard to detect and used by athletes for what are believed to be a variety of benefits, whether real or only perceived such as increasing speed and improving vision.
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