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Research Article

Athlete Atypicity on the Edge of Human Achievement: Performances Stagnate after the Last Peak, in 1988

  • Geoffroy Berthelot mail,

    geoffroy.berthelot@insep.fr

    Affiliation: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France

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  • Muriel Tafflet,

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, INSERM, U970, Paris, France

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  • Nour El Helou,

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, Paris Descartes University, Faculty of Sciences, Paris, France

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  • Stéphane Len,

    Affiliation: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France

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  • Sylvie Escolano,

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, INSERM, U970, Paris, France

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  • Marion Guillaume,

    Affiliation: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France

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  • Hala Nassif,

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, Paris Descartes University, Faculty of Sciences, Paris, France

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  • Julien Tolaïni,

    Affiliation: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France

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  • Valérie Thibault,

    Affiliation: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France

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  • François Denis Desgorces,

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, Paris Descartes University, Faculty of Sciences, Paris, France

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  • Olivier Hermine,

    Affiliation: Service d'hématologie Hôpital Necker and CNRS UMR 8147, Paris, France

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  • Jean-François Toussaint

    Affiliations: IRMES, Insep, Paris, France, Paris Descartes University, Faculty of Sciences, Paris, France, Centre d'Investigation de la Médecine du Sport (CIMS), Hôtel-Dieu, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France

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  • Published: January 20, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008800

About the Authors

Geoffroy Berthelot, Muriel Tafflet, Nour El Helou, Stéphane Len, Sylvie Escolano, Marion Guillaume, Hala Nassif, Julien Tolaïni, Valérie Thibault, François Denis Desgorces, Jean-François Toussaint
IRMES, Insep, Paris, France
Muriel Tafflet, Sylvie Escolano
INSERM, U970, Paris, France
Nour El Helou, Hala Nassif, François Denis Desgorces, Jean-François Toussaint
Paris Descartes University, Faculty of Sciences, Paris, France
Olivier Hermine
Service d'hématologie Hôpital Necker and CNRS UMR 8147, Paris, France
Jean-François Toussaint
Centre d'Investigation de la Médecine du Sport (CIMS), Hôtel-Dieu, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

Email: geoffroy.berthelot@insep.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GB JFT. Performed the experiments: GB MT. Analyzed the data: GB MT NEH SE JT OH JFT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GB MT SL SE MG HN JT VT FDD OH. Wrote the paper: GB JFT.