Health Effects of Doping

Health Effects of Doping app

This resource has undergone expert review.

Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Time Allocated

1 lesson







Sports Integrity Australia in collaboration with Drug Free Sport New Zealand.


Using augmented reality, users create an athlete avatar, who experiences all the negative health effects of doping. Specifically, the app looks at the effects of steroids, stimulants, EPO, HGH, SARMs and opioids. The app includes a quiz to see how users stack up against other players, including top international athletes.

Expected Benefits

  • Increased knowledge of the effects of performance enhancing drugs including steroids, stimulants, EPO, HGH, SARMs and opioids.

Evidence Base

Expert Review*:
This app provides accurate information about the health effects of a range of performance enhancing drugs. The app is developed by credible sources and the content is delivered in an interactive and engaging way. The Health Effects of Doping app has won several awards at the LearnXSummit Awards show including: best use of technology in learning, best augmented reality industry specific skills training project, and best performance support project.

*Review provided by researchers at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney.

Page last reviewed: 23/06/2024

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