The Promise and Challenges of Sports Genetics

The Signs

15m 00s
Broadcast on September 18, 2021 Available until May 7, 2023

Genetic research in sports is currently making great strides. A soccer team in Japan has found results in tailoring training regimens to players' genetic makeup. While there are beneficial findings for disease prevention, like the link between comorbidity and severe cases of COVID-19, there is also the risk of using the "blueprints of life" for not so altruistic purposes. A close examination of both the technology and ethics at the forefront of sports genomics.

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