Bioethics.net » Sports Ethics http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:26:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Regardless of location, concussions serious: study http://www.bioethics.net/news/regardless-of-location-concussions-serious-study/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/regardless-of-location-concussions-serious-study/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:54:32 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52244 http://www.bioethics.net/news/regardless-of-location-concussions-serious-study/feed/ 0 Genetic disorder will keep Baylor star Austin out of NBA http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-disorder-will-keep-baylor-star-austin-out-of-nba/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-disorder-will-keep-baylor-star-austin-out-of-nba/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:50:06 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51904 http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-disorder-will-keep-baylor-star-austin-out-of-nba/feed/ 0 Low sperm counts, fertility drugs, and the NFL http://www.bioethics.net/2014/06/low-sperm-counts-fertility-drugs-and-the-nfl/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/06/low-sperm-counts-fertility-drugs-and-the-nfl/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:12:07 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=51902 by Keisha Ray, Ph.D.

The use of performance enhancing drugs in professional sports is well known by the general public. The high profiled cases of Jose Canseco, Shawne Merriman, Roger Clemens, Alexander Rodriguez, and many, many others has contributed to the attention to this issue. Performance enhancing drug use has prompted league commissioners to beef up policies on drugs in their respective leagues in the form of banned substance policies and punishment for violating those policies.

The lists of banned substances are meant to regulate one of the few controllable features of sports—advantages due to drugs.…

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For young athletes, more concussions reported http://www.bioethics.net/news/for-young-athletes-more-concussions-reported/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/for-young-athletes-more-concussions-reported/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 21:52:45 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51537 http://www.bioethics.net/news/for-young-athletes-more-concussions-reported/feed/ 0 “Drastic, unnecessary and irreversible medical interventions” imposed upon some female athletes http://www.bioethics.net/news/drastic-unnecessary-and-irreversible-medical-interventions-imposed-upon-some-female-athletes/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/drastic-unnecessary-and-irreversible-medical-interventions-imposed-upon-some-female-athletes/#comments Fri, 02 May 2014 19:29:51 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51477 http://www.bioethics.net/news/drastic-unnecessary-and-irreversible-medical-interventions-imposed-upon-some-female-athletes/feed/ 0 Can Hazing Make a Team Stronger? http://www.bioethics.net/news/can-hazing-make-a-team-stronger/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/can-hazing-make-a-team-stronger/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:27:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=49790 http://www.bioethics.net/news/can-hazing-make-a-team-stronger/feed/ 0 Concussed Kids Need Break From School http://www.bioethics.net/news/concussed-kids-need-break-from-school/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/concussed-kids-need-break-from-school/#comments Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:29:35 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=49622 http://www.bioethics.net/news/concussed-kids-need-break-from-school/feed/ 0 Sports Medicine and Ethics http://www.bioethics.net/articles/sports-medicine-and-ethics/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/sports-medicine-and-ethics/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:20:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=48810 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/sports-medicine-and-ethics/feed/ 0 1.35 million youths a year have serious sports injuries http://www.bioethics.net/news/1-35-million-youths-a-year-have-serious-sports-injuries/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/1-35-million-youths-a-year-have-serious-sports-injuries/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:11:17 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=48471 http://www.bioethics.net/news/1-35-million-youths-a-year-have-serious-sports-injuries/feed/ 0 Professor of ethics says we should chill out about performance-enhancing drugs http://www.bioethics.net/news/professor-of-ethics-says-we-should-chill-out-about-performance-enhancing-drugs/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/professor-of-ethics-says-we-should-chill-out-about-performance-enhancing-drugs/#comments Mon, 22 Jul 2013 20:16:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=48308 http://www.bioethics.net/news/professor-of-ethics-says-we-should-chill-out-about-performance-enhancing-drugs/feed/ 0 In quest for excellence, athletes ingest unregulated drugs http://www.bioethics.net/2013/04/in-quest-for-excellence-athletes-ingest-unregulated-drugs/ http://www.bioethics.net/2013/04/in-quest-for-excellence-athletes-ingest-unregulated-drugs/#comments Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:01:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=47088 Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

Have you ever wondered what happens to drugs when a company finds them to lack promise or they prove to be dangerous in animal testing? One might expect that such compounds are shelved or destroyed. But in the case of GW501516 by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the compound has become the darling of competitive athletics.

According to Julie Deadorff’s article in the Chicago Tribune, one drug known as GW501516 failed because it caused cancers in lab animals. GSK began looking at the drug in 2005 as a treatment for raising HDL cholesterol to counter metabolic syndrome.…

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NFL medical standards, practices are different than almost anywhere else http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-medical-standards-practices-are-different-than-almost-anywhere-else/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-medical-standards-practices-are-different-than-almost-anywhere-else/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:04:38 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=45890 http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-medical-standards-practices-are-different-than-almost-anywhere-else/feed/ 0 So Long, Lance. Next, 21st-Century Doping http://www.bioethics.net/news/so-long-lance-next-21st-century-doping/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/so-long-lance-next-21st-century-doping/#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:08:40 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=39867 http://www.bioethics.net/news/so-long-lance-next-21st-century-doping/feed/ 0 Junior Seau (football) had degenerative brain disease CTE (from playing) when he committed suicide http://www.bioethics.net/news/junior-seau-football-had-degenerative-brain-disease-cte-from-playing-when-he-committed-suicide/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/junior-seau-football-had-degenerative-brain-disease-cte-from-playing-when-he-committed-suicide/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:44:12 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=38677 http://www.bioethics.net/news/junior-seau-football-had-degenerative-brain-disease-cte-from-playing-when-he-committed-suicide/feed/ 0 NFL retirees more likely to have depression and cognitive problems, brain study shows http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-retirees-more-likely-to-have-depression-and-cognitive-problems-brain-study-shows/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-retirees-more-likely-to-have-depression-and-cognitive-problems-brain-study-shows/#comments Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:26:35 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=38652 http://www.bioethics.net/news/nfl-retirees-more-likely-to-have-depression-and-cognitive-problems-brain-study-shows/feed/ 0 No evidence of EPO benefit, say scientists http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-evidence-of-epo-benefit-say-scientists/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-evidence-of-epo-benefit-say-scientists/#comments Fri, 07 Dec 2012 03:00:01 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37976 http://www.bioethics.net/news/no-evidence-of-epo-benefit-say-scientists/feed/ 0 The Future of sport: Natural-Born Winners? http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-future-of-sport-natural-born-winners/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-future-of-sport-natural-born-winners/#comments Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:59:43 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37555 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-future-of-sport-natural-born-winners/feed/ 0 The activist athlete http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-activist-athlete/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-activist-athlete/#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:28:32 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37374 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-activist-athlete/feed/ 0 Football and the Sexual Side Effects of Head Trauma http://www.bioethics.net/news/football-and-the-sexual-side-effects-of-head-trauma/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/football-and-the-sexual-side-effects-of-head-trauma/#comments Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:39:17 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37112 http://www.bioethics.net/news/football-and-the-sexual-side-effects-of-head-trauma/feed/ 0 The Ethics of Sports ‘We Need an Open Market for Doping’ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ethics-of-sports-we-need-an-open-market-for-doping/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ethics-of-sports-we-need-an-open-market-for-doping/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:01:54 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37095 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ethics-of-sports-we-need-an-open-market-for-doping/feed/ 0 The IOC’s superwoman complex: how flawed sex-testing discriminates http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-iocs-superwoman-complex-how-flawed-sex-testing-discriminates/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-iocs-superwoman-complex-how-flawed-sex-testing-discriminates/#comments Mon, 02 Jul 2012 20:32:24 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=37038 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-iocs-superwoman-complex-how-flawed-sex-testing-discriminates/feed/ 0 Out of Bounds? A Critique of the New Policies on Hyperandrogenism in Elite Female Athletes http://www.bioethics.net/articles/out-of-bounds-a-critique-of-the-new-policies-on-hyperandrogenism-in-elite-female-athletes/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/out-of-bounds-a-critique-of-the-new-policies-on-hyperandrogenism-in-elite-female-athletes/#comments Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:56:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=36932 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/out-of-bounds-a-critique-of-the-new-policies-on-hyperandrogenism-in-elite-female-athletes/feed/ 1 AJOB’s July Issue Online Now with Free Content! http://www.bioethics.net/2012/06/ajobs-july-issue-online-now-with-free-content/ http://www.bioethics.net/2012/06/ajobs-july-issue-online-now-with-free-content/#comments Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:01:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=36927 We are happy to share that AJOB’s July issue (a few weeks ahead of schedule) is now available online on bioethics.net and here. This month’s issue features three Target Articles all of which are related to sex, gender, and reproduction. TThe topics addressed in the journal include gender testing for elite female athletes, the use of contraception as part of research studies in Catholic healthcare, and responsibility for rising cesarean rates.

This  ”Olympics issue” features the article “Out of Bounds?…

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Opinion: Youth hockey injuries border on child abuse http://www.bioethics.net/news/opinion-youth-hockey-injuries-border-on-child-abuse/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/opinion-youth-hockey-injuries-border-on-child-abuse/#comments Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:11:16 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=36309 http://www.bioethics.net/news/opinion-youth-hockey-injuries-border-on-child-abuse/feed/ 0 Amputees Just Looking for a Fight http://www.bioethics.net/news/amputees-just-looking-for-a-fight/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/amputees-just-looking-for-a-fight/#comments Fri, 13 Apr 2012 04:42:30 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=36292 http://www.bioethics.net/news/amputees-just-looking-for-a-fight/feed/ 0