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Old 12-04-2006, 12:34 AM
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Default Re: What is the Role of Genetics and Practice in Superior Performance?

To give an update on this.

I am doing some crazy research on the topic right now.

I am investigating the deliberate practice hypothesis from a physiological point of view; something that is not discussed nearly enough in the expert performance literature.

I actually came in with a slight bias thinking genetics would play a rather large role. Well, they do. But the question is: can you overcome your genetics with practice? Right now...I am starting to think you could make some incredible adaptations with physical exercise. What I am reading is contrary to a ton of mantras I have been taught.

I will keep you guys up to date!
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