The Sports Gene

Author: David Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622636
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In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.

The Sports Gene

Author: David J. Epstein
ISBN: 9781471247118
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Through revealing conversations with leading scientists and Olympic champions, and interviews with athletes who have rare genetic mutations or physical traits, Epstein forces us to rethink the very nature of sport.

Gene Doping In Sports

Author: Angela J. Schneider
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080463476
Size: 77.83 MB
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The science of genetic enhancement and its application across a broad range of
social phenomena require the most careful consideration and the development of
criteria and protocols that will provide a framework within which experimentation,
testing and implementation can proceed. The use of these techniques has an
impact on how we define humanity, thereby necessitating close consideration of
the ethics. This work focuses on ethical issues as they relate to sport, including
the ...

The Sport Business Future

Author: A. Smith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230513697
Size: 74.68 MB
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The Sport Business Future examines the impact of powerful changes on the business of sport, including human-computer interfaces, gene therapy and artificial intelligence.

Genetic Technology And Sport

Author: Claudio Tamburrini
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134293410
Size: 63.97 MB
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Gene transfer technology offers enormous promise. It is expected that gene
transfer technology will revolutionize the way we view illness and health and that
gene transfer technology will transform the way we treat and prevent disease. If
the social impact of gene transfer technology is likely to be unprecedented, its
effect on sport will be just as momentous. Some of the predictions for the effect of
the genetic revolution have been grave. The human genome has been called the
book of ...

The Alamo

Author: Frank Thompson
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461734355
Size: 44.80 MB
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He was particularly keen on visiting Dodger Stadium and, even though there
wasn't a game that day, we went there. We were able to walk around the arena,
taking snapshots and soaking in the atmosphere—which, from my point of view,
suffers greatly when there are no Dodger Dogs around. We finished our visit by
browsing through the gift shop. Now, all who know me will tell you that I am no
sports fan. In fact, I seem to be missing the sports gene altogether, much to my
family's ...

The Whistleblower

Author: Bob Katz
Publisher: ForeEdge from University Press of New England
ISBN: 1611687101
Size: 26.63 MB
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Critics, most prominently David Epstein in his book The Sports Gene, argued that
natural talent (Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan) was the indispensable ingredient to
success in sports and, by implication, other fields as well. “We've tested over ten
thousand boys,” Epstein quotes one South African researcher as saying, “and I've
never seen a boy who was slow become fast.” The fact that academic
researchers and scholars remain divided on these essential questions — Can
talent be ...

The Risk Factor

Author: Deborah Perry Piscione
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137474661
Size: 14.58 MB
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gold, “about Jazz impact.” accessed May 12, 2014, http://
about. 4. toyota Company, “Just in time—philosophy of Complete Elimination of
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Operational innovation Work,” Harvard Management Update 10, no. 4 (april 2005
). accessed May ...

How The Body Knows Its Mind

Author: Sian Beilock
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451626703
Size: 66.82 MB
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... rather than the reverse, illuminating the surprising ways that our physical
actions can change our minds. Beilock charts a wondrous tour through the mind-
body connection.” —David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene “Beilock's book
will give you a new appreciation of your Front Cover.

Magic Yosemite Winters

Author: Gene Rose
ISBN: 9781893057005
Size: 22.99 MB
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Author and historian Rose chronicles the story of winter in Yosemite.