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1. Of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports.

2. Befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts. Athletic soundness. . Athletically.

Origin: L. Athleticus, gr. See athlete.

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... black man is clearly stronger physically and that can be attested in several official sports results when the sport demands strength and speed: athletics, box, long jump, etc… but when the sport demands technique, then Asians and Europeans tend to have better results. That’s a fact! Let’s cut ...

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by jfolpf
Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... beings. Finally, I ask you to consider genetic modification to humans that would affect behavior. Let's forget genetic modification for health or athletics for a moment. Let's forget about cybernetics and fusing computers with human beings. If a large amount of our behavior is based on genetics, ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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What's in a name?

... of individual scientists can often matter at least as much as the actual research and discoveries involved. Not unlike an intellectual form of athletics, I believe.

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by alextemplet
Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What's in a name?
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Views: 16078

The Fiber Disease

... effort. her failure is in her attempts to bully her way in to a leadership position. many hold this title in various arenas ie politics, religion,athletics.very few live up to its ideals. a true leader inspires followers with his words and his deeds. george dubya is our commander in chief. i would ...

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by ppy1818
Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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how to breath when running

... after running fastly or running for long times. The ones who can manage this kind of respiration well won't experience this. In high school, sport/athletics class, teacher usually teaches how to manage our breath to have a good mechanism during sport. This class helps me out to differ among walking, ...

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by Dr.Stein
Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: how to breath when running
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Views: 24673
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