This figure shows blood testosterone levels for 676 Olympic-level elite athletes. Individual athletes, represented by blue dots, are grouped by their biological sex (“Men” or “Women”) and sport (1-Powerlifting, 2-Basketball, 3-Soccer, 4-Swimming, 5-Marathon, 6-Canoeing, 7-Rowing, 8-Cross Country Skiing, 9-Alpine Skiing, 10-Weight Lifting, 11-Judo, 12-Bandy, 13-Ice Hockey, 14-Handball, and 15-Track and Field).
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Figure 10 from:
Sönksen, Peter H., Richard I. G. Holt, Walailuck Böhning, Nishan Guha, David A. Cowan, Christiaan Bartlett, and Dankmar Böhning. "Why do endocrine profiles in elite athletes differ between sports?" Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology 4, 3 (2018).