The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

  • 353 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

ౄ Beginning reader ƽ The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance kindergarten ಅ Book Author David Epstein ಖ I cant remember a book that has fascinated, educatedand provokedme as much as The Sports Gene Epstein has changed forever the way we measure elite athletes and their achievements.Malcom GladwellClear, vivid, and thought provoking writing that cuts through science anxiety for rank and file sports fans.Bonnie Ford, Senior Writer, ESPNMany researchers and writers are reluctant to tackle genetic issues because they fear the quicksand of racial and ethnic stereotyping To his credit, Epstein does not flinch The Washington PostEpsteins rigour in seeking answers and insights is as impressive as the air miles he must have accumulated his book is dazzling and illuminating The GuardianFew will put down this deliciously contrarian exploration of great athletic feats Kirkus Reviews Starred Review The narrative follows Mr Epsteins search for the roots of elite sport performance as he encounters characters and stories so engrossing that readers may not realize theyre receiving an advanced course in genetics, physiology, and sports medicine.Christie Aschwanden, The New York TimesAn important book The Sports Geneis bound to put the cat among the pigeons in the blank slate crowd who think that we can all be equal as long as we equalize environmental inputs such as practice.Michael Shermer, The Wall Street JournalThis is the book Ive been waiting for since the early 1960s I cant imagine that anyone interested in sportsparticularly the fascinating question, How do the best athletes become the best will be any less enthralled than I.Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon Champion , Runner s WorldA must read for athletes, parents,coaches, and anyone who wants toknow what it takes to be great.George Dohrmann,author of Play Their Hearts OutDavid Epstein has a masters degree in environmental science and is an award winning senior writer for Sports Illustrated, where he covers sports science, medicine, and Olympic sports His investigative pieces are among Sports Illustrated s most high profile stories An avid runner himself, he earned All East honors on Columbia University s varsity track squad This is his first book He lives in Brooklyn.For information visit The Sports Gene Inside the Science of The of Extraordinary Athletic Performance David Epstein on FREE shipping qualifying offers New York Times Sports Washington Post Post section provides sports news, video, scores, analysis and updates about high school, college, pro teams, including Capitals Pro Water Pro Water home alkaline water for Pros Joes How Doping Will Change Daily GENETIC GIFTS How Genetically altering your talents might change what it means to be natural or not Gene Lavanchy Wikipedia P born September is an American radio television personality journalist, a co host WFXT s Boston Morning News in Pittsburgh Gazette Get latest local national news from Gazette 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