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No Association Between ACTN3 R577X Polymorphism and Elite Judo Athletic Status

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dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Romo, Gabriel spa
dc.contributor.author Yvert, Thomas Paul spa
dc.contributor.author Diego, Alfonso de spa
dc.contributor.author Santiago Dorrego, Catalina spa
dc.contributor.author Díaz de Durana, Alfonso L. spa
dc.contributor.author Carratalá Deval, Vicente spa
dc.contributor.author Garatachea, Nuria spa
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro spa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-27T17:26:38Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-27T17:26:38Z
dc.date.issued 2013 spa
dc.identifier.citation Rodríguez-Romo, G., Yvert, T., Diego, A., Santiago-Dorrego, C., Díaz-Durana, A. L., Carratalá, V., … , & Lucía-Mulas, A. (2013). No association between ACTN3 R577X polymorphism and elite judo athletic status. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(5), 579-581. spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/906
dc.description.abstract The authors compared ACTN3 R577X genotype and allele frequencies in the majority of all-time-best Span- ish judo male athletes (n = 108) and 343 ethnically matched nonathletic men. No between-groups differences were found in allele (P = .077) or genotype distributions (P = .178). Thus, the R577X polymorphism was not significantly associated with the status of being an elite judo athlete, at least in the Spanish population. The contribution of genetics to sports-related phenotype traits is undeniable with some genotypes, of which ACTN3 R577X is currently the leading candidate, partly distinguishing individuals predisposed to either endurance or power sports. However, few athletic events can be categorized as purely power or endurance based. Although genetic testing (ie, for ACTN3 R577X) is already being marketed to predict sports talent and potential of young children, its usefulness is still questionable, at least in competitive judo. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title No Association Between ACTN3 R577X Polymorphism and Elite Judo Athletic Status spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 2.683 JCR (2013) Q1, 11/81 Sport sciences; Q2, 31/81 Physiology spa
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dc.subject.unesco Genética humana spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.subject.unesco Atleta spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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