Detecting over-age players using wrist MRI: science partnering with sport to ensure fair play.

@article{Dvok2009DetectingOP,
  title={Detecting over-age players using wrist MRI: science partnering with sport to ensure fair play.},
  author={Jiř{\'i} Dvoř{\'a}k},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={884-5}
}
Detecting the presence of over-age players in age-related tournaments has been a difficult challenge for many sports organisations. ‘‘Age-doping’’ is a form of cheating that involves falsification of information about the age of a player to gain advantage in the sport. This clearly contradicts the ethics of sport and fair play. Until now, the age of competitors has generally been proven by official documents such as birth certificates. In some regions of the world, however, births are… CONTINUE READING
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