The Sports Gene

Author: David Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622636
Size: 69.98 MB
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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 Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 161723012X
Size: 53.99 MB
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A Sports Illustrated senior writer's controversial exploration of the genetic underpinnings of athletic success explores the roles of both biology and training, arguing that nature and training are equally necessary components of athletic ...

The Sports Gene

Author: David J. Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1591845114
Size: 23.66 MB
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A Sports Illustrated senior writer's controversial exploration of the genetic underpinnings of athletic success explores the roles of both biology and training, arguing that nature and training are equally necessary components of athletic ...

The Sports Gene

Author: David J. Epstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781471247118
Size: 36.26 MB
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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.

The Sports Gene

Author: David Epstein
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448189926
Size: 29.89 MB
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Throughout, The Sports Gene forces us to rethink the very nature of success.

A Separate Peace

Author: John Knowles
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777039
Size: 41.19 MB
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An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II. Set at a boys' boarding school ...

The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476733538
Size: 15.36 MB
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Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real ...

Peak Performance

Author: Brad Stulberg
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623367948
Size: 78.80 MB
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The first book of its kind, Peak Performance combines the inspiring stories of top performers across a range of capabilities--from athletic, to intellectual, to artistic--with the latest scientific insights into the cognitive and ...

Genetically Modified Athletes

Author: Andy Miah
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134425988
Size: 43.89 MB
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This book brings together sport studies and bioethics to challenge our understanding of the values that define sport.