Genetic and anthropological studies of Olympic athletes by Alfonso L. de Garay

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Published by Academic Press in New York .

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Subjects:

  • Athletes -- Anthropometry.,
  • Physical anthropology.,
  • Human genetics.,
  • Anthropology, Physical.,
  • Genetics, Human.,
  • Sport medicine.

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Statementedited by Alfonso L. de Garay, Louis Levine [and] J. E. Lindsay Carter. Contributing editors: Lourdes Cobo de Gallegos [and others]
ContributionsLevine, Louis, 1921- joint author., Carter, John Edward Lindsay, 1932- joint author., Program of Genetics and Human Biology.
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LC ClassificationsGV435 .G37
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5042285M
ISBN 100122086503
LC Control Number74001627

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