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Description - The Ethics of Sports Medicine by Claudio Tamburrini

The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as:

  • are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy granted to patients in general medicine?
  • could there be a moral obligation to correct injustices produced by the genetic lottery?
  • how should the goals of sports medicine be viewed from the perspective of rationing scarce health care resources?

This book was published as a special issue in Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415480512
ISBN-10: 0415480515
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Claudio Tamburrini

Claudio M. Tamburrini is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden. Torbjorn Tannsjo is a Professor of Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University, Sweden.

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