And they’re worse app other things. What did you find makes the best athlete? There’s some evidence in certain parts, gymnastics. That’s an evolutionary adaptation for cooling. We could spend hours on it. It includes whether nature or nurture makes the best athlete. It’s called “the sport gene.” I talked to the author, david epstein, about his headline-grabbing book. More there’s an evolutionary fluke that allowed people to get by, that can aplied athletically. Look at a guy like steve nash. From kenya, we’re used to thinking of all kenyans being great runners. When I visited. Golf. Figure out your skill set. They have extremely long limbs, proportion to their body size. And a lot of people watching at home, the idea of the specialized athlete. Michael helps is 6’4″ and has the same inseam of the guy that’s 5’9″. You and i, europeans, have longer torsos. That’s better for swimming. Somebody who played all sports seasonally. And go find the sport that emphasizes it. Didn’t get a basketball until he was 33 years old. It’s one tiny tribe that makes up 10% to 11% of the runners there. IT IS “THE SPORTS est Text1 plain CC1 Test message
. What about the taboo subject that certain ethnic groups are predisposed. Other sports, acquiring a range of skills through your teen years, benefits athletes later on. And one thing they have their ancestry, low latitude. He has extremely short legs. The best thing to do is to sample. It’s a fascinating book. Find the best fit for your unique genome. And whether sommet nick groups are better suited to succeed at athletics.
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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. And look at the mid teen years. The kid who is playing the club, year-round, as opposed to someone of my vintage