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Essendon faces doping investigation, but what are peptides?

James Heathers PhD Candidate in Applied Physiology at University of Sydney https://theconversation.edu.au/essendon-faces-a-doping-investigation-but-what-are-peptides-12042 By now you’ll have heard the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is investigating Essendon Football Club. At this

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Essendon to be investigated over possible use of performance-enhancing drugs

Essendon have come forth in a press conference regarding a possible breach of Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority regulations. The belief is that players were asked to sign waivers regarding the

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AFL summit sends wrong message on illicit drug use

By Craig Fry @ TheConversation.edu.au The AFL’s approach to illicit drugs was championed as a world leader of drugs-in-sport policy when it was implemented in 2005. It was fair, humane

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Weak at the Knees Part II

Chris McMaster takes us through why the ACL is injured, exploring the mechanism of the knee. ACL injuries occur in a variety of different ways, but the principles remain the

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Weak at the Knees

It has been a horror run for knee injuries this pre-season, and that was only after Round 1 of the NAB Cup. Some have come in-game, others before the first

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Injury Wrap: NAB Cup Week 1

Richmond, Hawthorn and North Melbourne The first game of football for 2012 was a forgettable one for all involved. In a generally scrappy affair, North Melbourne came away with a

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Pre-season Health Check Part 2: Hawthorn to Western Bulldogs

After going A to G, we turn our focus to the remaining nine teams to put the spotlight on a key player and their fight for fitness in season 2012.

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Pre-season Health Check Part 1: Adelaide to GWS

We go through every team to put the spotlight on a key player and their fight for fitness in season 2012. Whether it’s an ACL or patella tendinopathy, read about

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Crazy Little Thing Called Blood

Every spring without fail, private hospital beds across the country, and particularly in Melbourne, fill with healthy people. People not merely healthy by “hospital standards” (not your standard criteria for

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne6600124.924
2 Geelong Cats Geelong6510174.720
3 Sydney Swans Sydney651014420
4 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs6420155.816
5 GWS Giants GWS6420140.816
6 Eagles West Coast6420130.416
7 Adelaide Crows Adelaide642012216
8 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn642091.816
9 Melbourne Demons Melbourne6330102.212
10 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast63309512
11 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide633089.712
12 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda624088.58
13 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood624078.78
14 Carlton FC Carlton624073.58
15 Richmond Tigers Richmond615074.64
16 Brisbane Lions Brisbane615070.84
17 Essendon Bombers Essendon6150624
18 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle606069.10