On September 29, 2018 RUSADA organized the open lecture of Professor Yannis Pitsiladis "Peak Performance without Doping: Fact or Fiction?" for representatives of sports federations, sports organizations engaged in the field of physical culture and sports, and other specialists whose professional activities are related to sports, including children's, youth and student. Event was held at the ROC Innovation Center.
The lecture focused on following issues:
• Is it possible to achieve peak performance in sports without the use of prohibited substances and methods?
• What is the role of science in peak performance?
• How to protect young athletes from doping and help them to improve the results in their chosen sport?
Professor Yanis Pitsiladis - Director of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) at the University of Brighton (UK), member of the IOC Medical Commission. The largest DNA Biobank of highly qualified athletes was created at the University of Glasgow under his leadership. His current research focuses on how to use genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and proteomics to determine the use of prohibited methods and substances in sports.