Tamalpais Union HSD | BP 5131.63 Students
The Board of Trustees recognizes that the use of anabolic steroids presents a serious health hazard to students.
Students participating in interscholastic athletics are prohibited from using steroids and dietary supplements banned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency as well as the substance synephrine. (Education Code 49030)
(cf. 5131.61 - Drug Testing)
(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)
Before participating in interscholastic athletics, a student athlete and his/her parent/guardian shall sign a statement that the student athlete pledges not to use androgenic/anabolic steroids and dietary supplements banned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and the substance synephrine, unless the student has a written prescription from a licensed health care practitioner to treat a medical condition.
Coaches shall report suspected steroid use to appropriate school authorities.
A student who is found to have violated the agreement or this policy shall be restricted from participating in athletics and shall be subject to disciplinary procedures including, but not limited to, suspension or expulsion in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)
(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)
Students who participate in athletics shall also receive information about the hazards of anabolic steroids from their coaches.
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that district schools do not accept sponsorships or donations from supplement manufacturers that offer muscle-building supplements to students.
(cf. 1325 - Advertising and Promotion)
51262 Use of anabolic steroids; legislative finding and declaration
1812.97 Warning statement; posting in athletic facilities
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
110423.2 Dietary supplements
CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION BYLAWS
California Interscholastic Federation Constitution and Bylaws 2005-06
U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY PUBLICATIONS
Guide to Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods of Doping
California Department of Education: http:://www.cde.ca.gov
California Interscholastic Federation: http://www.cifstate.org
National Center for Drug Free Sport: http://www.drugfreesport.com
National Institute on Drug Abuse: http://www.nida.nih.gov
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: http://www.usantidoping.org
Policy TAMALPAIS UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: February 9, 1993 Larkspur, California
revised: August 26, 2008