Identify your muscle type to discover the type of sports that suits you best and receive tips to optimise your workout routine and nutritional intake.
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The GeneLife SPORTS genetic testing kit is used to analyze your genes, specifically to analyze the presence or absence of genes that determine your muscle profile.
The fast twitch muscle fiber is a muscle that can contract quickly. It is vital for sports that require quick movement because it can emit energy instantaneously such as for short distance running and goalkeeping. On the other hand, slow twitch muscle fiber is a muscle type that contracts slowly, because it emits energy over a longer period of time. They are used in everyday activities such as maintaining your posture, walking as well as sports that require endurance such as long-distance marathon.
Whether your preparing for the next marathon or enhancing your muscle growth, learning about your genetic makeup can help you make better choices about your exercise routines and even your diet.
Easy to develop
fast twitch muscle fibre.
Fast and slow muscle
are well developed.
Easy to develop
slow twitch muscle fibre.
Understanding your muscle type may allow you to make better choices in your athletic endeavor. By exercising and eating the right way, you can be the best physical self that you were meant to be.
GeneLife SPORTS genetic test service provides paper reports for your test results, so that you can use for a healthy lifestyle. Checking your results is convenient and easy!
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Analysis & results
Genetic tests analyze your genes and DNA to reveal the blueprint that your body is built on. It can reveal invaluable information such as disease risk, physical traits such as metabolism, skin type, muscle type and even certain traits such as memory performance, and arithmetic abilties.
Your doctor and or medical professional's guidance and advice always takes priority. GeneLife test results are not intended be used as an independent tool for diagnosis. You can consider using the genetic test results in consultation with a doctor or medical professional when considering treatments. However your genetic test results should not replace any current or previous diagnosis made by a physician.
Your DNA will not change during your lifetime (except under extreme circumstances). Thus, you need to only take the test once in your lifetime.
Yes, you can take the test while pregnant. Your DNA results will not change due to your pregnancy and poses no harm to the child.
At GeneLife, we have implemented an exceptionally secure enivronment to make sure that your personal and genetic information is safely stored and managed. As a business that manages personal genetic information, we are regulated by the guidelines set by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). Personal genetic information is also protected by Japan’s Personal Information Protection law. Along with these guidelines, we also comply with the standards set by the Council for Protection of Individual Genetic Information (CPIGI), a non-profit organization, that ensures the accuracy of personal genetic information, the safety and management procedures, and supervises how our contractors and operators manage genetic information.
After analyzing your DNA we store your personal and genetic information for one year, from the time of the results delivery. You can access your results at any time during this period.
You can also send us your request to delete your personal and genetic information after the test, and we will process to delete this information once the request has been made.