Tag: sports ethics

Published Articles (2)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 17 Issue 1 - Jan 2017

Tracking U.S. Professional Athletes: The Ethics of Biometric Technologies Katrina Karkazis & Jennifer R. Fishman

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 13 Issue 10 - Oct 2013

Sports Medicine and Ethics Daniela Testoni, Christoph P. Hornik, P. Brian Smith, Daniel K. Benjamin Jr. & Ross E. McKinney Jr.

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August 29, 2016 8:00 am

Understanding the Controversy Over Caster Semenya (NY Times)

Caster Semenya of South Africa, heavily favored to win the Olympic women’s 800 meters, ran a quick opening round this week and then breezed past reporters.  Who could blame her?  Perhaps no female athlete has faced such brutal scrutiny by fellow competitors, sports officials and journalists.

May 19, 2015 3:09 pm

Fetal stem cells and the sports heroes they revitalized

Their recoveries sparked a debate: The families say the stem cell treatments had a major impact, while skeptics say the therapies are unproven and that Brodie and Howe could have improved through natural healing, as stroke patients often do.

April 24, 2015 5:06 pm

National Football League concussion settlement gets final approval

A federal judge gave final approval on Wednesday to a settlement in a lawsuit brought by about 5,000 former National Football League players who accused the league of covering up the dangers of concussions.

March 20, 2015 7:47 pm

Concussions may linger among professional baseball players

Professional baseball players may not be fully recovered when they return to play after a concussion, a new study suggests.

October 7, 2014 2:16 pm

Fighting for the Body She Was Born With

Olympic sports have chosen to set a limit on testosterone to distinguish the two. Unfortunately, that standard leaves a woman like Chand on the outside looking in.

September 15, 2014 5:12 pm

A New Study Supports Female Athletes Unfairly Excluded From Sport

I’ve had the pleasure of having a few pieces published on in Slate, in particular in Outward. None have had as much response, good and bad, as my rant against the current International Olympic Committee policy that bans women with high natural testosterone levels from competing in women’s events.

August 11, 2014 1:54 pm

Regardless of location, concussions serious: study

Concussions in high school football players are equally serious no matter where on the head the hit occurred, according to a new study.

June 23, 2014 1:50 pm

Genetic disorder will keep Baylor star Austin out of NBA

Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which will end his basketball career.

May 7, 2014 5:52 pm

For young athletes, more concussions reported

Between 2005 and 2012, concussions among high school athletes became more common with every passing academic year, according to a new U.S. study.

May 2, 2014 3:29 pm

“Drastic, unnecessary and irreversible medical interventions” imposed upon some female athletes

Four female athletes were required to undergo “partial clitorectomies” and gonadectomies (removal of gonads) as a result of the current gender-policing polices of major sports governing bodies.

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