Ban sports drink sponsorship: experts

Writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics, two leading Australian authorities on legal and illicit supplement use in sport have queried the relationship between such companies and sporting bodies.

According to Dr Simon Outram (PhD) and Associate Professor Bob Stewart, from the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living at Victoria University, claims of efficacy for a large percentage of popular products have little or no scientific backing.

As sport is increasingly seen as an ambassador for