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oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Rights, obligations and utility in sports medicine research

 

Abstract

Sports Medicine is concerned with rehabilitation and performance in both elite and nonelite athletes. Continued research is crucial towards progress in these areas, and subjects are increasingly being subjected to manipulative and invasive experimental methods. In examining current research practices, this paper questions whether we ought to rank consequentialist principles over nonconsequentialist ones. The history of cases of abuse of human subjects is considered, and the argument is presented that official endorsement is not a sufficient guarantee against exploitation.

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1988-10-01
2016-12-05
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