22 Aug '16, 5am

Losers tend to rely on lousy 'science' when it comes to sports dominated by black people

Now, where this leaves one is with a combination model, that says that genes ARE important, but so is the application of training and hard work to them. If now one looks at the Kenyan population, there are only two possible theories available: Kenyans have exactly the same probability as the rest of the world’s athletes of becoming elite, but the difference is in the system. This is the theory of the second article I linked to earlier. Kenyans have the same types of genes, nothing unique sets Kenya apart, but…the prevalence of these favorable genetic factors is greater in this population. The result is that the same system applied to 100 people in Kenya and 100 people in say, the UK, will produce a different result, because the “raw material” is different in the different populations. There may be a greater probability of discovering champions in Kenya, not because of the ...

Full article: http://sportsscientists.com/2013/04/the-kenyan-success-ge...

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