ERIC Number: EJ358695
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
How Does Heredity Affect Athletic Performance?
Cowart, Virginia S.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v15 n4 p134-38,140 Apr 1987
This article reviews research regarding the effect of heredity on athletic performance. Research on twins indicates that genetic makeup may have a strong role in aerobic capacity, adaptability to training, composition of muscle tissue, and personality traits relating to competitiveness and leadership. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A