Sport medicine and the ethics of boxing.

  title={Sport medicine and the ethics of boxing.},
  author={Suzanne Leclerc and Christopher Herrera},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={426 - 429}
In the light of medical evidence of the health risks associated with boxing, a watchful agnostic position among sport physicians is no longer justifiable. The normal activity in a boxing match places the athletes at risk of head injury, some of which may be difficult to detect and impossible to repair. This suggests that sport physicians and others expert in the prevention and diagnosis of such injuries should take a public stand against boxing, as other medical associations have. Although… 

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