Selected Publications

 Camporesi S (2016), “Ethics of regulating competition for women with hyperandrogenism.” Clinics in Sport Medicine 35 (293-301).


South Africa’s Caster Semenya (credit OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Camporesi S, & Knuckles JA (2016),“The solution to doping is to extend the blame beyond athletes”. AEON July 22nd, 2016

Camporesi S, McNamee M (2016), “Ethics, genetic testing, and athletic talent: children’s best interests, and the right to an open (athletic) future”. Physiological Genomics. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00104.2015 insert pages

Webborn, Nick, Alun Williams, Mike McNamee, Claude Bouchard, Yannis Pitsiladis, Ildus Ahmetov, Euan Ashley, Camporesi S et al. (2015), “Direct-to-consumer genetic testing for predicting sports performance and talent identification: Consensus statement.” British journal of sports medicine49(23): 1486-1491.

Camporesi S, McNamee MJ (2014), Camporesi, S., & McNamee, M. J. (2014). “Performance enhancement, elite athletes and anti doping governance: comparing human guinea pigs in pharmaceutical research and professional sports.” Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, 9(1), 4

Camporesi S (2014) From bench, to bedside, to track & Field: the context of enhancement and its ethical relevance. University of California Medical Humanities Press. ISBN: 978-0-9889865-4-1 |


Camporesi S, & Knuckles JA  (2014). Shifting the burden of proof in doping: lessons from environmental sustainability applied to high-performance sport. Reflective Practice15(1), 106-118.

Camporesi S, & McNamee MJ (2013) ‘Is there a role for genetic testing in sports?’ Encyclopedia of Life Sciences DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0024203

Camporesi S (2013) ‘Bend it like Beckham! The ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential’. Open-access paper for Sports Ethics & Philosophy. It can be accessed here.

Karkazis, K., Jordan-Young, R., Davis, G., & Camporesi, S. (2012). Out of bounds? A critique of the new policies on hyperandrogenism in elite female athletes. The American Journal of Bioethics, 12(7), 3-16.

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