Similar slow down in running speed progression in species under human pressure

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Desgorces, François-Denis; Berthelot, Geoffroy,; Charmantier, Anne; Tafflet, Muriel; Schaal, Karine; Jarne, Philippe; Toussaint, Jean-François;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02563.x
  • Subject: phenotype | running | physical performance | [SHS.SPORT.PS]Humanities and Social Sciences/Sport/Sport physiology

International audience; Running speed in animals depends on both genetic and environmental conditions. Maximal speeds were here analysed in horses, dogs and humans using data sets on the 10 best performers covering more than a century of races. This includes a variety o... View more
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