Genetics-based innovation to predict athletic performance and sports talent

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Oral O. , Nomikos G., Bekir H., Çabuk R., Varol S. R.

American Academic Scholarly Research Journal, vol.7, no.3, pp.165-172, 2015 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : American Academic Scholarly Research Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-172


Sports world which searchs the answers of questions like “Has the genetic treatments place in sports?” “For what purpose genetic science is used in sports and how?” “How can genetic factors are used for choosing skills”  has made many innovative researchs. Studies carried out show that  the genetic examination tests that made in early ages can provide a big potential  to the child, for an improvement in a special sport and to prepare a personal training programme.The genetic examination tests that applied to athlete also provide to increase genetic tendencies and for physical improvement, choosing special training methods. Through the human genom Project,drawing the genetic map carries too much weight. However the innovation in genetic engineering in sport science, has ethical and legal problems. Gen doping comes first among them. Although the gen treatment is used in health problems and the gen therapy is used in some situations, there is no absolut information about the negative effects of changing gens. For all that matters, Genetics-based innovation to predict athletic performance and sports talent goes on intensely and from these improvements in kinesiogenomics, sports world will surely utilize in future.