Performance-enhancing substances, otherwise called execution improving medications (PED), are substances that are utilized to enhance any type of movement execution in people.
A notable illustration includes doping in brandish, where restricted physical performance– upgrading drugs are utilized by competitors and weight lifters. Athletic execution improving substances are some of the time alluded to as ergogenic help.
Subjective execution upgrading drugs, ordinarily called nootropics, are some of the time utilized by understudies to enhance scholastic execution. Execution upgrading substances are additionally utilized by military work force to improve battle execution.
As in different sorts of classification, certain model execution enhancers are all around delegated such (like anabolic steroids), while different substances (like vitamins and protein supplements) are for all intents and purposes never named execution enhancers in spite of their consequences for execution.
As is common with classification, there are marginal cases; caffeine, for instance, is viewed as an execution enhancer by a few yet not others.
In sports, the phrase performance-enhancing drugs are famously utilized as a part of areference to anabolic steroids or their forerunners (henceforth the conversational term "steroids"); against doping, associations apply the term comprehensively.
There are organizations, for example, WADA and USADA that attempt to keep competitors from utilizing these medications by performing drug tests. WADA was established on November 10, 1999, by Dick Pound.
USADA began October 1, 2000, as non-benefit and was made out of nine individuals. Steroids and execution upgrading drugs are utilized over all sports associations around the globe.