Scientometric analyses of studies on the role of innate variation in athletic performance

We think the combined effects of a lack of government funding and the avoidance of studying controversial or non-fundable topics by USA based scientists are responsible for the observation that authors with USA addresses were underrepresented on scientific papers examining the relationships between athletic performance and innate variation.

http://www.springerplus.com/content/3/1/307

Skeletal muscle as a regulator of the longevity protein, Klotho

It is hoped that this review will stimulate further consideration of the relationship between skeletal muscle activity and Klotho expression, potentially leading to important insights into the well-documented systemic anti-aging effects of exercise.

http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fphys.2014.00189/full