Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: The IOC Consensus Statement: Harassment and Abuse (Non-accidental Violence) in Sport (Sports Med Res)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The IOC Consensus Statement: Harassment and Abuse (Non-accidental Violence) in Sport

The IOC Consensus Statement: Harassment and Abuse (Non-accidental Violence) in Sport

Mountjoy M, Brackenridge C, Arrington M, Blauwet C, Carska-Sheppard A, Fasting K, Kirby S, Leahy T, Marks S, Martin K, Starr K, Tiivas A, Budgett R. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Apr 26. pii: bjsports-2016-096121. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096121. [Epub ahead of print]

“This Consensus Statement extends the 2007 IOC Consensus Statement on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport, presenting additional evidence of several other types of harassment and abuse—psychological, physical and neglect.” The document includes “Forms of Abuse and Harassment in Sport”, “Mechanisms for Harassment and Abuse”, “Child and Adolescent Athletes”, “Athletes with Disability”, and “Impacts of Non-Accidental Violence”, “Prevention of Harassment and Abuse”. The document concludes with 15 recommendations.

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