Posts tagged "Genetic Testing"

ESPN Radio Host Tony Fiorino Takes Athletic Genetic Testing To Task

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If you frequent my blog at all, it would be easy for you to guess my position on genetic testing as a means for predetermining one’s success in sports. From my perspective, there are just too many other important factors (essential ingredients if I might) that help enable the possibility of athletic achievement, over and... Read more »

Pediatric Cardiologist Dr. Robert J. Tozzi Dismisses Genetic Test Claims as Fantasy

In a post last March titled, Attention Sports Parents, Genetic Tests To Determine Sports Superstardom Are Here!!!, I highlighted the new genetic tests available that artfully claim to determine predisposition to athletic prowess, thus, possible athletic stardom. It was in that post I raised my concerns over such testing and the possible consequences that may... Read more »

Attention Sports Parents, Genetic Tests To Determine Sports Superstardom Are Here!!!

Yep, for under $200 you can now purchase mail-order kits that give you the information you need to determine if your youngster was born to be an elite level athlete. That’s the story out of a recent Associated Press article by Lindsey Tanner, Could gene tests tell if kids can be sports stars? I suppose... Read more »
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