The position statement was prepared by the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASM) Gender Verification Subcommittee. This position statement was approved by the CASM Board of Directors as a CASM position statement in January, 1997.
The Gender Verification Subcommittee wishes to acknowledge the efforts and contribution of Dr. Marlys Misfeldt in the preparation of the initial Position Statement Draft.
It is the position of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine that gender verification be eliminated from all sport competition.
Published – January 1997
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*Current position statement under review, updated and revised to be republished