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Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics


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Section 1: General Systems Genetics

1. Why Study the Systems Genetics of Sport and Exercise? Frank W. Booth, Taylor J. Kelty, Kolter B. Grigsby, and Gregory N. Ruegsegger 2. Expansion of Knowledge and Advances in Genetics for Quantitative Analyses Penny K. Riggs 3. Human Systems Genetic Modeling Used in Exercise Jaako Kaprio 4. The Translation of Systems Genetics of Exercise to Everyday Life Molly Bray Section 2: Systems Genetics of Physical Activity 5. Is Physical Activity Regulated by Genetics? Evidence from Animal Models Scott A. Kelly 6. Is Physical Activity Regulated by Genetics? Evidence from Studies in Humans Matthijs D. van der Zee and Eco de Geus 7. The Evolution of Genetic Mechanisms Controlling Physical Activity J. Timothy Lightfoot, Ayland C. Letsinger, and Jorge Z Granados 8. Neurogenetics of Motivation for Physical Activity Justin S. Rhodes 9. Peripheral Mechanisms Arising from Genetics that Regulate Activity David P. Ferguson 10. Toxicant and Dietary Exposures as Unique Environmental Factors that Affect the Genetic Regulation of Activity Emily E. Schmitt and Heather L. Vellers Section 3: Systems Genetics of Exercise Endurance and Trainability 11. The Evolution of the Human Endurance Phenotype David A. Raichlen, James Webber, and Herman Pontzer 12. Endurance Phenotype Primer John C. Quindry and Michael D. Roberts 13. Heritability of Endurance Traits from Animal Research Models Joshua J. Avila, Sean M. Courtney, and Michael P. Massett 14. Heritability of Endurance Traits from Human Research Models Jacob L. Barber and Mark A. Sarzynski 15. Genetic Contributions to Cardiorespiratory Fitness Reuben Howden, Benjamin D.H. Gordon, and Ebony C. Gaillard 16. Genetic Contributions to Mitochondrial Traits Mark Tarnopolsky 17. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme and the Genomics of Endurance Performance Linda S. Pescatello, Lauren M.L. Corso, Lucas P. Santos, Jill Livingston, and Beth A. Taylor Section 4: Systems Genetics of Muscle Mass, Strength, and Trainability 18. Heritability of Muscle Size and Strength Traits Martine Thomis 19. Genetic Contributions to Muscle Strength Matthew D. Barberio, Emidio E. Pistilli, and Monica J. Hubal 20. Genetic Contributions to Skeletal Muscle Size Philip J. Atherton, Jessica Cegielski, and Daniel J. Wilkinson 21. Genetic Contributions to Neuroendocrine Responses to Resistance Training William J. Kraemer, Nicholas A. Ratamess, and Jakob L. Vingren 22. Myostatin's Role in Genetic Control of Muscle Size and Strength Dustin S. Hittel 23. Alpha-Actinin-3's Role in the Genetic Control of Muscle Strength and Performance Jane T. Seto, Fleur C. Garton, Kathryn N. North, and Peter J. Houweling Section 5: Systems Genetics of Sports Performance 24. Summary Findings on Genetics and Sport Performance Macsue Jacques, Shanie Landen, Sarah Voisin, and Nir Eynon 25. Using Elite Athletes as a Model for Genetic Research Colin N. Moran, Alun G. Williams, and Guan Wang 26. Twin and Family Studies in Sport Performance Jose Maia and Peter T. Katzmarzyk 27. Sport Concussion Genetics Ryan T. Tierney and Jane K. McDevitt 28. Systems Genetic Factors Underlying Soft Tissue Injury Masouda Rahim, Alison V. September, and Malcolm Collins 29. Sex and Performance: Nature Versus Nurture Mindy Millard-Stafford and Matthew T. Wittbrodt Section 6: The Ethics of Systems Genetics in Exercise and Sport 30. Race and Sports Performance John Nauright and David K. Wiggins 31. The Scientific and Ethical Challenges of Using Genetic Information to Predict Sport Performance Andrew C. Venezia and Stephen M. Roth 32. Gene Doping: Ethical Perspectives Verner Moller and Rasmus Bysted Moller 33. Enhancing Evolution: The Transhuman Case For Gene Doping Andy Miah 34. The Ethics of Sex Testing in Sport Jaime Schultz Section 7: Conclusions 35. Exercise Genomics, Epigenomics and Transcriptomics: A Reality Check! Claude Bouchard 36. Afterword - Closing the Loop: Observations and Conclusions J. Timothy Lightfoot, Monica J. Hubal, and Stephen M. Roth

About the Author

J. Timothy Lightfoot is the Omar Smith Endowed Chair in Kinesiology and the Director of the Sydney and JL Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas (USA), and holds the rank of Professor of joint appointments on the Texas A&M Genetics Faculty and the Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society. His research focus has been the genetic factors that regulate daily physical activity. He is an Associate Editor of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. He was a founding member of the National Exercise Clinical Trials Network and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Monica J. Hubal is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, a research scientist in the Diabetes Translational Research Center and is affiliated with the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on understanding the systems biology of emergent cardiometabolic disease and the mechanisms driving response to various interventions. She was a principal investigator in the Research Center for Genetic Medicine at the Children's National Medical Center. She is an Associate Editor for Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Stephen M. Roth is a Professor of Kinesiology and Associate Dean at the University of Maryland in College Park, USA. He has researched the genetic aspects of exercise and sport for over 15 years. He is an author or co-author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books. He served as an Associate Editor for Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology and the American College of Sports Medicine.

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