A-level PE - Are athletes born or made??

This guide examines various influences that go into the making of an athlete - are they born athletes or other factors that make them athletes?

Welcome!

Welcome to the PE Libguide - Athletes: Are they born or made?

What makes an athlete great? Is it in their DNA or is it training that gives them a competitive edge? 

What are the theories? What do the challengers say? Do the theories contribute in any way to actual sport and sportspersons' experience?

You will find in this Libguide information sources that analyse the question "Athletes: Are they born or made?"

Books, News and journal articles, videos with different perspectives are presented. 

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