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Ethics of Supplement Prescription.

Waller, Mike MA, CSCS, *D; NSCA-CPT, *D; Hagerman, Patrick S. EdD, CSCS, *D; NSCA-CPT, *D
Strength & Conditioning Journal: February 2005
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summary: This article provides personal trainers with information to form a position on whether it is ethical for them to prescribe, sell, or recommend supplements to their clientele. Governmental regulations, association standards, and legal occurrences are included to provide an overall view of the relationship between supplements and the profession of personal training. Although the target audience is the personal trainer, this article also can be applied to other branches of the strength and conditioning profession.

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