Higher frequency of the ACTN3 R allele + ACE DD genotype in Japanese elite wrestlers.

@article{Kikuchi2012HigherFO,
  title={Higher frequency of the ACTN3 R allele + ACE DD genotype in Japanese elite wrestlers.},
  author={Naoki Kikuchi and Seok-ki Min and Dai Ueda and Shoji Igawa and Koichi Nakazato},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={3275-80}
}
In this study, the authors investigated the association between the ACTN3 and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) genotypes and the performance of 135 Japanese elite male wrestlers. Fifty-two wrestlers had participated in world championships, including the Olympic Games, or had placed first in Japanese national championships and were classified as "international." The remaining 83 wrestlers were classified as "national." The control group consisted of 333 healthy Japanese college students… CONTINUE READING