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What's up with the OSSAA new pre-participation physicals???

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 Jennifer Morris, MD, MBA ABPN, ABPM-add, ABOM, ISSP The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) recently promoted updated physical examination and parental consent forms for student physicals, to much controversy (1, 2.)  The relevant portion is included below:  Concerns centered on added questions regarding female reproductive health and sex assigned at birth. The questions were released in an environment laced with controversy regarding eligibility of participation in women's sports. It appears these questions may have been included to impact athletic eligibility for transgender athletes. Additionally, many parents, athletes, and administrators perceive the questions as being overly invasive. Indeed, my own daughter gave me the death stare that 11-15 year-olds hold dominion over when we reviewed the new questionnaire. Transgender participation is addressed in the 70 Oklahoma Statute 27-106 biological sex affidavit passed in 2023, notating assigned sex at birth.

Sport and Performance Psychiatry: An Emerging Specialty

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  Sport and Performance Psychiatry: An Emerging Specialty