Out of Bounds? A Critique of the New Policies on Hyperandrogenism in Elite Female Athletes

  title={Out of Bounds? A Critique of the New Policies on Hyperandrogenism in Elite Female Athletes},
  author={Katrina Karkazis and Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Georgiann Davis and Silvia Camporesi},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={16 - 3}
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