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Unformatted text preview: Two Muscles types: Fast Twitch and Slow Twitch. Selected Atrophy – if you do a certain exercise for endurance then your fast twitch muscles may decrease. There are no racial differences in races within the athletic performance. 3)What makes the elite or super athlete? Can he/she be identified physiologically? Can average individuals attain elite status? Genetics overrides everything. Individuals are limited by their genetics. Future – genetic manipulation that will create amazing athletes. 4)Effects of environment on performance: heat, cold, altitude. Heat – heat stroke vulnerability 16:56 16:56...
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- Spring '07
- ATP., Genetic manipulation, 2 miles, 100 meter, 26 miles, fast twitch muscles