Look at a guy like steve nash. What about the taboo subject that certain ethnic groups are predisposed. And one thing they have their ancestry, low latitude. He has extremely short legs. More there’s an evolutionary fluke that allowed people to get by, that can aplied athletically. And go find the sport that emphasizes it. What did you find makes the best athlete? There’s some evidence in certain parts, gymnastics. That’s better for swimming. Golf. From kenya, we’re used to thinking of all kenyans being great runners.

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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. Figure out your skill set. We could spend hours on it. Other sports, acquiring a range of skills through your teen years, benefits athletes later on. IT IS “THE SPORTS est Text1 plain CC1 Test message

. Somebody who played all sports seasonally. The best thing to do is to sample. It’s called “the sport gene.” I talked to the author, david epstein, about his headline-grabbing book. They have extremely long limbs, proportion to their body size. It includes whether nature or nurture makes the best athlete. It’s one tiny tribe that makes up 10% to 11% of the runners there. And a lot of people watching at home, the idea of the specialized athlete. And whether sommet nick groups are better suited to succeed at athletics. Michael helps is 6’4″ and has the same inseam of the guy that’s 5’9″. And they’re worse app other things. The kid who is playing the club, year-round, as opposed to someone of my vintage. Didn’t get a basketball until he was 33 years old. You and i, europeans, have longer torsos. And look at the mid teen years. When I visited. It’s a fascinating book. That’s an evolutionary adaptation for cooling. Find the best fit for your unique genome

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