Sports Medicine

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 69–73 | Cite as

Heredity and Trainability of Aerobic and Anaerobic Performances an Update

  • Claude Bouchard
  • Marcel R. Boulay
  • Jean-Aimé Simoneau
  • Gilles Lortie
  • Louis Pérusse
Leading Article

Keywords

Endurance Training Exercise Performance Cycle Ergometer Work Output Training Response 

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© ADIS Press Limited 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Bouchard
    • 1
  • Marcel R. Boulay
    • 1
  • Jean-Aimé Simoneau
    • 1
  • Gilles Lortie
    • 1
  • Louis Pérusse
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Activity Sciences LaboratoryPEPS-Laval UniversitySainte-FoyCanada

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