genetics

genetics

Stereotypes about Ethiopian distance runners being born to win are well known, but is athletic prowess really based on genetic traits? Can a super athlete parent guarantee the same in a child? Were the Finnish born to consistently medal in the javelin throw? Read on to find out answers to these and more… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.

Metabolic rate: sports training has a significant effect on weight gain and weight loss

The effects sports and fitness training has on our metabolic rate and calorific needs

Body type training – are we slaves to our ‘body type’ genes?

Body type training – are we slaves to our ‘body type’ genes?

Physiology performance parameters

Athleticogenomics – the gene genie is out of his bottle

women faster than men

Woman Faster Than Men? : Will women ever outpace men?

gender performance

Gender Performance : Will women ever outpace men?

Sports Science Glossary Part 6

Sports Science Glossary Part 6

East African running

East African running: an alternative explanation for the East African dominance of distance running

Ethiopian endurance running

Nature and nurture in Ethiopian endurance running success

Transvestites in sport: the Olympics gender identity process

Gender verification at the Olympics

Sport and Ethnicity

Is your sporting talent predetermined by your ancestry?

Sport and Ethnicity 2

Is your sporting talent predetermined by your ancestry?

Are athletes turning to genetic modification and is drug abuse in sport getting worse?

Genetic engineering and drug abuse

Summer and winter athletes: the best sprinters are born in summer and the best distance runners in the winter

A babies birth date can determine whether they will be a runner or a sprinter!

The menopause: hormone replacement therapy decreases the risk of heart disease & bone loss & maintains muscle performance

The effect of HRT after the menopause

genetics | sports performance

Genetics and Performance: Now science is getting to the long and the short of how genes influence performance

Genetics and Performance

Genetics And Performance: Now science is getting to the long and the short of how genes influence performance

Strength training

Strength training reveals strange sex bias

genetics and sports performance

Genetics And Performance: What research tells us about African runners: are they really genetically more gifted?

genetics in sport

What research tells us about African runners: are they really genetically more gifted?

Olympics Sex test

Olympics Sex Test: Why the Olympic sex test is outmoded, unnecessary and even harmful.

Heredity, genes and sports performance

Heredity, Genes And Sports Performance: Dad, mum and you - how much do your genes really influence your performances?

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