Dr. Mike Perko is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Public Health Education at UNC Greensboro and Faculty Affiliate for the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness. A former Division 2 college athlete, Dr. Perko takes a health behavior approach when looking at young athletes and their use of dietary supplement products.  In 1994 he developed the Survey to Predict Adolescent Athlete Dietary Supplement Use which has been used by researchers around the world including the World Anti-doping Agency.  Since getting his PhD from the University of Alabama, Dr. Perko has authored almost 50 peer-reviewed articles, has presented 100 national papers and is the author of the book "Taking One for the Team: The New Thinking on Dietary Supplements and Young Athletes".  He's worked with the US military in this area, been featured in Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, on ESPN Radio, and on ESPN's Outside the Lines to weigh in on the national debate on Ephedra, as well as serving as the NCAA's expert speaker on dietary supplements from 2004-2006. If you are interested in Dr. Perko's work click here.