Genetic of Fitness and Physical Performance

This is the first comprehensive referene on the roleof the genes in influencing individual variation in fitness and performance. This essential compendium reviews the past 25 years of accumulated evidence on the genetic basis of health- and performance-related fitness phenotypes. Focusing on the interests of sport scientists, the authors provide insight into the significance of this research on nearly every aspect of the study of human physical activity. The book presents the biological basis of heredity and explains the concepts and methods of genetic epidemiology and molecular biology that are necessary to understand this specialized field.

Date
: 27 November 2012
ISBN Number
: 0-87322-951-7
Author
: Bouchard, C.; Malina, R.M.; Perusse, L.
Year
: 1997
Publication
: Human Kinetics
Publication Page
: 400
Media Type
: Book
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