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Ethiopian and Kenyan distance runners : what makes them so good?

Author: Yannis Pitsiladis; Randall L Wilber; American College of Sports Medicine,; Healthy Learning Videos,
Publisher: Monterey, CA : Healthy Learning, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Male and female athletes from Ethiopia and Kenya have enjoyed unparalleled success in distance running events all over the world, including the Olympic Games, the World Track and Field Championships, and the World Cross-Country Championships. Ethiopian and Kenyan Distance Runners: What Makes Them So Good? provides an overview of several potential genetic factors that might contribute to the success of Ethiopian and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lectures
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Filmed lectures
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yannis Pitsiladis; Randall L Wilber; American College of Sports Medicine,; Healthy Learning Videos,
OCLC Number: 1014221279
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed August 25, 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (144 min.)
Responsibility: presented by Randall L. Wilber and Yannis P. Pitsiladis.

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Male and female athletes from Ethiopia and Kenya have enjoyed unparalleled success in distance running events all over the world, including the Olympic Games, the World Track and Field Championships, and the World Cross-Country Championships. Ethiopian and Kenyan Distance Runners: What Makes Them So Good? provides an overview of several potential genetic factors that might contribute to the success of Ethiopian and Kenyan distance runners, based on recent empirical evidence. The video also explores a number of potential physiological factors that have a positive impact on the performance of these elite distance runners, based on empirical and anecdotal evidence.

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