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Joint position statement of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA) on the IOC framework on fairness, inclusion and non-discrimination based on gender identity and sex variations

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  • Fabio Pigozzi International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDepartment of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, ItalyVilla Stuart Sport Clinic, FIFA Medical Center of Excellence, Rome, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xavier Bigard International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandEuropean Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), Lausanne, SwitzerlandUnion Cycliste Internationale (UCI), Aigle, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Juergen Steinacker International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDivision of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ulm University Hospital, Ulm, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bernd Wolfarth International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDepartment of Sports Medicine, Humboldt University and Charité University School of Medicine, Berlin, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Victoriya Badtieva International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandMoscow Research and Practical Center for Medical Rehabilitation, Restorative and Sports Medicine, Moscow Healthcare Department, Moscow, Russian FederationI.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russian Federation PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christian Schneider International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandOrthopaedic Center Theresie, Munich, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeroen Swart International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandHealth through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sport Research Centre (HPALS), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James Lee John Bilzon International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDepartment for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Demitri Constantinou International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandCentre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michiko Dohi International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSports Medical Center, Japan Institute of Sport Sciences, Tokyo, Japan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Luigi Di Luigi International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandUnit of Endocrinology, Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chiara Fossati International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDepartment of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, ItalyVilla Stuart Sport Clinic, FIFA Medical Center of Excellence, Rome, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Norbert Bachl International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandInstitute of Sports Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaAustrian Institute of Sports Medicine, Vienna, Austria PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Guoping Li International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandNational Institute of Sports Medicine, Beijing, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Theodora Papadopoulou International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandEuropean Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDefence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Stanford Hall, Loughborough, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Maurizio Casasco International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandEuropean Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), Lausanne, SwitzerlandFIMS Collaborating Center of Sports Medicine, Institute of Sports Medicine in Milan (Istituto di Medicina dello Sport di Milano), Milano, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dina Christina (Christa) Janse van Rensburg International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSection Sports Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South AfricaMedical Board Member, World Netball, Manchester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jean-François Kaux International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSportS2, Liège University and University Hospital of Liège, Liège, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sandra Rozenstoka International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandFIMS Collaboration Centre of Sports Medicine, Sports laboratory, Riga, Latvia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jose-Antonio Casajus International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandGENUD research group, FIMS Collaborating Center of Sports Medicine, Department of Physiatry and Nursing, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Irina Zelenkova International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandGENUD research group, FIMS Collaborating Center of Sports Medicine, Department of Physiatry and Nursing, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Emre Ak International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandFIMS Collaborating Center of Sports Medicine, Gloria Sports Arena Belek, Antalya, Turkey PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bulent Ulkar International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSports Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Francisco Arroyo International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandFIMS Collaborating Center of Sports Medicine, Guadalajara, Mexico PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anca Ionescu European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSports Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucuresti, Romania PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • André Pedrinelli International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandDepartment of Orthopaedics, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mike Miller World Olympians Association (WOA), Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Patrick Singleton World Olympians Association (WOA), Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Malav Shroff World Olympians Association (WOA), Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nick Webborn School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UKMedical Committee, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James Barrett The Gender Identity Clinic Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Blair Hamilton School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UKCentre for Stress and Age-related Disease, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Geistlinger Department of Public, International and European Law, Unit International Law, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gianfranco Beltrami Medical Commission, World Baseball Softball Confederation, Pully, SwitzerlandFaculty of Sport Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sergio Migliorini World Triathlon Medical, World Triathlon, Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lenka Dienstbach-Wech Department of Orthopaedics, Spine and Trauma Surgery, Hospital zum Heiligen Geist Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stéphane Bermon World Athletics, Health and Science Department, MonacoLAMHESS, Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yannis P Pitsiladis International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Lausanne, SwitzerlandEuropean Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), Lausanne, SwitzerlandSchool of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UKCentre for Stress and Age-related Disease, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • on behalf of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and the European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA)
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  1. Correspondence to Dr Yannis P Pitsiladis; Y.Pitsiladis{at}Brighton.ac.uk
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Pigozzi F, Bigard X, Steinacker J on behalf of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and the European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA), et al
Joint position statement of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA) on the IOC framework on fairness, inclusion and non-discrimination based on gender identity and sex variations

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  • First published January 18, 2022.
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January 18, 2022

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