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Unique among unique. Is it genetically determined?

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dc.contributor.author González-Freire, Marta spa
dc.contributor.author Santiago Dorrego, Catalina spa
dc.contributor.author Verde Rello, Zoraida spa
dc.contributor.author Lao, José I. spa
dc.contributor.author Oliván Mallén, Jesús spa
dc.contributor.author Gómez Gallego, Félix spa
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro spa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-27T17:26:29Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-27T17:26:29Z
dc.date.issued 2009 spa
dc.identifier.citation González-Freire, M., Santiago-Dorrego, C., Verde-Rello, Z., Lao, J. I., Olivan-Mallen, J., Gómez-Gallego, F., & Lucía-Mulas, A. (2009). Unique among unique: is it genetically determined? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 43(4), 307-309. spa
dc.identifier.issn 14730480 spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/770
dc.description.abstract The cross-country world championship is one of the best models to study characteristics needed to achieve top-level endurance athletic capacity. We report the genotype combination of a recent cross-country champion (12 km race) in polymorphisms of seven genes that are candidates to influence endurance phenotype traits (ACTN3, ACE, PPARGC1A, AMPD1, CKMM, GDF8 (myostatin) and HFE). His data were compared with those of eight other runners (world-class but not world champions). The only athlete with the genotype theoretically more suited to attaining world-class endurance running performance was the case study subject. A favourable genetic endowment, together with exceptional environmental factors (years of altitude living and training in this case), seems to be necessary to attain the highest possible level of running endurance performance. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.subject.other European Continental Ancestry Group/*Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Physical Endurance/*Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Polymorphism, Genetic/*Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Running/*Physiology spa
dc.subject.other Amp Deaminase/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Creatine Kinase, Mm Form/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Genotype spa
dc.subject.other Heat-Shock Proteins/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Histocompatibility Antigens Class I/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Humans spa
dc.subject.other Male spa
dc.subject.other Membrane Proteins/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Myostatin/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A/Genetics spa
dc.subject.other Transcription Factors/Genetics spa
dc.title Unique among unique. Is it genetically determined? spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 2.547 JCR (2009) Q1, 8/73 Sport sciences spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1136/bjsm.2008.049809 spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.subject.unesco Genética humana spa
dc.subject.unesco Atleta spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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