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Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports

Purpose: The mission of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) is to provide expertise and leadership to the Association in order to promote a healthy and safe environment for student-athletes through research, education, collaboration and policy development. The CSMAS is divided into two subcommittees: the Drug-Education and Drug-Testing subcommittee and the Sports Sciences Safety subcommittee. The Drug-Education and Drug-Testing aspect oversees the drug-testing program, gives direction on alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention programs and is also charged with hearing drug-test appeals. The Sports Sciences Safety portion provides guidance on sports specific health and safety research and policy issues.

Composition: The committee is made up of 22 total members, with six positions allocated for men, six for women and 10 unallocated. Members include athletics administrators, coaches, sports medicine staff, researchers, faculty and student-athletes.

Committee Roster

Proceedings:

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