Genetic testing beckons


Genetic testing beckons(2000, Jan 20) ESPN, by T. Farrey [link]

Genetic testing promises to yield information about who will be the likely elite athletes of the future. It is perhaps one of the central ethical problems related to genetics in sport in our immediate future. Yet, very few people seem to be concerned about it. In 2003, the Australian Law Reforms Commissionn published a report on possible implications of genetic information for sport, though still it is widely untheorised.

This article consults the expertise of geneticist Lee Silver who speaks about the power of the human Genome Project.