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The Nature-Nurture issue Chen Hecheng Salem International University 04-08-10
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The nature-nurture issue The nature-nurture issue in athletes is very controversial. When we talk about some great athletes that we always ask ourselves a question that the great athletes born or made? As far as I am concerned, I think that they are made. What is nature? The theory of nature is heredity. The traits such as eye color and hair color are determined by specific genes encoded in each human cell. The nature theory says those more abstract traits such as intelligence; personality, aggression, and sexual orientation are also encoded in an individual's DNA ( Kimberly Powell , Sep 2009). The nurture regarded as the environmental factors and the postnatal training. And as for an athlete, the nurture means the learning and training to overcome the innate shortcomings. Some people believe that great athlete should have good genetics. Good genetics bring them a better body than other athletes. Such as for a basketball player should be tall
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