Sex, health, and athletes

  title={Sex, health, and athletes},
  author={Rebecca M Jordan-Young and P. S{\"o}nksen and Katrina A. Karkazis},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • Rebecca M Jordan-Young, P. Sönksen, Katrina A. Karkazis
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • Recent policy introduced by the International Olympic Committee to regulate hyperandrogenism in female athletes could lead to unnecessary treatment and may be unethical, argue Rebecca Jordan-Young, Peter Sönksen, and Katrina Karkazis 
    22 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    Medical and ethical concerns regarding women with hyperandrogenism and elite sport.
    • 22
    • PDF
    Coercing women athletes with high androgen levels into medical interventions
    Sex, gender, and sports
    • 2
    Sex testing in sport can ruin lives
    Caster Semenya, athlete classification, and fair equality of opportunity in sport
    • S. Loland
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Journal of Medical Ethics
    • 2020
    • 5
    • PDF
    Debating a testosterone “sex gap”
    • 14
    • PDF
    Impossible “Choices”: The Inherent Harms of Regulating Women’s Testosterone in Sport
    • 15
    • PDF
    Natural Selection for Genetic Variants in Sport: The Role of Y Chromosome Genes in Elite Female Athletes with 46,XY DSD
    • 21
    • PDF
    On Loland’s conception of fair equality of opportunity in sport


    Hyperandrogenism and intersex controversies in women's olympics.
    • 15
    • PDF
    Molecular diagnosis of 5α-reductase deficiency in 4 elite young female athletes through hormonal screening for hyperandrogenism.
    • 40
    • PDF
    Williams Textbook of endocrinology
    • 3,368
    Athletes Are Guinea Pigs
    • 10
    Hirsutism and acne in polycystic ovary syndrome.
    • J. Archer, R. Chang
    • Medicine
    • Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology
    • 2004
    • 157