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Transgender Athletes

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20 Oct
4:40pm, 20 Oct 2019
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Dowse
Rachel McKinnon winning and setting a world best in sprint cycling:

bbc.co.uk
20 Oct
6:02pm, 20 Oct 2019
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Grast_girl
Thanks for the links jda and paul, not sure why I couldn't find it.

I've just read through it. It's a smallish group, so the only outcome it is sufficiently powered to detect is the Time To Exhaustion (TTE) outcome, which does appear to be both statistically significant and likely to show a performance improvement in line with the IAAF ruling for 400, 800 and 1500m. In theory, they should have done a correction for all the other outcomes for multiple statistical tests, which they haven't done (claiming they're exploratory).

I'd have liked to have seen the graph showing the correlation between T and TEE.

It seems the T levels they've reached in most cases were within the new 5 nmol/L limit, so the new limit may be ineffective in "levelling the playing field". I would advocate more research to work out what a reasonable limit should be, as 5 nmol/L seems quite arbitrary.

The mechanism by which T helps is still elusive, as it appears it's not increased VO2 max.

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