The Sports Gene

In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.

The Sports Gene

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The Sports Gene
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David Epstein
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Penguin

The New York Times bestseller – with a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports – by the author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put
The Sports Gene
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David Epstein
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-29 - Publisher: Random House

In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths about how and why humans excel. Along the way, Epstein exposes the flaws in the so-called 10,000-hour rule that states that rigorous practice
The Sports Gene
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David Epstein
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-29 - Publisher:

The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put on Earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcame their biological limits throug
The Sports Gene
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Epstein
Categories: Athletic ability
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Yellow Jersey

In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths about how and why humans excel. Along the way, Epstein exposes the flaws in the so-called 10,000-hour rule that states that rigorous practice
The Sports Gene
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: David J. Epstein
Categories: Athletic ability
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Is Usain Bolt a superhuman one-off? Are sports stars like Paula Radcliffe and Tiger Woods born or made? Could we all be Olympians if we trained hard enough? In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs.