Open Science Research Excellence

ICGASP 2020 : International Conference on Genetic Aspects of Sport Performance

Cape Town, South Africa
April 16 - 17, 2020

Call for Papers

ICGASP 2020 : International Conference on Genetic Aspects of Sport Performance is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Genetic Aspects of Sport Performance. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Genetics of athletic performance
  • Genetics and sport performance
  • Current challenges
  • Directions to the future
  • Genetic influences on quantitative traits and sports performance
  • Experimental approaches for studying genetics of sport performance
  • Candidate genes association studies
  • Genome-wide studies
  • Genetic interactions
  • The use of genetic markers to detect sports talent
  • Environmental factors affecting performance
  • Genetic factors affecting performance
  • Genetic and molecular aspects of sport performance
  • Gender
  • Ancestry and ethnicity
  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanical factors
  • Muscle fiber types
  • Muscle contraction velocity
  • Muscle elasticity
  • Soft-tissue strength fatigue resistance
  • Training adaptation
  • Recovery
  • Injury resistance Human gene map for performance
  • Health-related fitness phenotypes