‘The Sports Gene’: Author Tackles Controversial Aspect of Sports, Genes and Ethnicity Video

You and i, europeans, have longer torsos. And a lot of people watching at home, the idea of the specialized athlete. And one thing they have their ancestry, low latitude.

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Transcript for Author Tackles Controversial Aspect of Sports, Genes and Ethnicity

We’re going to turn to a book that all parents with kids that play sport want to know about. They have extremely long limbs, proportion to their body size. Somebody who played all sports seasonally. More there’s an evolutionary fluke that allowed people to get by, that can aplied athletically. That’s better for swimming. That’s an evolutionary adaptation for cooling. Other sports, acquiring a range of skills through your teen years, benefits athletes later on. And look at the mid teen years. It’s one tiny tribe that makes up 10% to 11% of the runners there. What did you find makes the best athlete? There’s some evidence in certain parts, gymnastics. Didn’t get a basketball until he was 33 years old. IT IS “THE SPORTS est Text1 plain CC1 Test message

. And go find the sport that emphasizes it. Figure out your skill set. Golf. When I visited. He has extremely short legs. It includes whether nature or nurture makes the best athlete. And whether sommet nick groups are better suited to succeed at athletics. From kenya, we’re used to thinking of all kenyans being great runners. The best thing to do is to sample. The kid who is playing the club, year-round, as opposed to someone of my vintage. Find the best fit for your unique genome. It’s a fascinating book. We could spend hours on it. Michael helps is 6’4″ and has the same inseam of the guy that’s 5’9″. And they’re worse app other things. Look at a guy like steve nash. It’s called “the sport gene.” I talked to the author, david epstein, about his headline-grabbing book. What about the taboo subject that certain ethnic groups are predisposed

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