Jaime Schultz

Jaime Schultz is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University who specialises in the history of women's sports.

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A sexist policy may end the career of one of the Commonwealth’s greatest female runners

South African superstar Caster Semenya is poised this week to become the third woman in the history of the Commonwealth Games to win double gold in the 800-metre and 1500-metre races. But a new policy on hyperandrogenism (characterised by high testosterone) may spell the end of her illustrious career. The policy...

Opinion 19/08/2016

So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?

On August 12, Dutee Chand became just the second female sprinter to represent India at the Olympic Games. Her road to Rio has been anything but easy. In 2014, the International Association of Athletic Federations banned her from competition on the grounds that her body naturally produced too much...

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