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‘Caution, this treatment is a placebo. It might work, but it might not’: why emerging mechanistic evidence for placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport

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  1. Correspondence to Dr Chris Beedie, School of Human and Life Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, N Holmes Rd, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1QU, UK; chris.beedie{at}canterbury.ac.uk
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Beedie C, Whyte G, Lane AM, et al
‘Caution, this treatment is a placebo. It might work, but it might not’: why emerging mechanistic evidence for placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport

Publication history

  • Received March 3, 2017
  • Revised April 20, 2017
  • Accepted June 7, 2017
  • First published July 19, 2017.
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October 11, 2022

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