The Academy of Bunyodkor Football Club is the first to use the services of sport genetics laboratory of the Republican Research Center of Sport Medicine.
“The young athletes of 11-12 year old were examined last week, and 8-10 year old boys to pass medical examination this week,” Muazzam Melieva, director of the Center said.
“Children attending the Academy were chosen not by chance, because namely in this young age the sport genetics could help coaches in upbringing high class athletes.
Saliva of each of the athlete is tested to determine such physical qualities as strength, flexibility, stamina and quick reaction. All these results help coaches to estimate capabilities of each of the athlete and load them with physical exercises through which achieve better results on the pitch.
Hereditary diseases are also taken into account in order to focus on them during hormonal changes in juvenility.
Next group of young athletes for DNA examination are boys from the Metallurg FC,” director of the Center said.