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2023 Feb 01

Br J Sports Med

Are we levelling the playing field? A qualitative case study of the awareness, uptake and relevance of the IOC consensus statements in two countries.


Fortington LV, Badenhorst M, Bolling C, Derman W, Emery CA, Pasanen K, Schwellnus M, Verhagen E, Finch Ao CF
Br J Sports Med. 2023 Feb 01.
PMID: 36725283.


Research evidence is commonly compiled into expert-informed consensus guidelines intended to consolidate and distribute sports medicine knowledge. Between 2003 and 2018, 27 International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus statements were produced. This study explored the policy and practice impact of the IOC Statements on athlete health and medical team management in two economically and contextually diverse countries.