Alternative medicine in elite sport: method or magic?

Tue 5 Sep • 16:30 – 17:30

A2 • Asa Briggs Arts
University of Sussex

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  • University of Sussex
  • Suitable for: 16+

    Controversial biological therapies for injury are often used by elite sportspeople like Usain Bolt. These therapies, though legal, seldom have supporting scientific evidence. Alex Faulkner and colleagues discuss how such beliefs can persist alongside the era of medical biotechnology and highlights the complexity and ethics of medical decision-making in elite sport.

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