About Sports Gene

Sports Gene Llc was established in 2011 by the scientists and entrepreneurs in Tartu, Estonia. The purpose of the company consists in performing various genetic test and consultations regarding exercise and improved quality of life.

Jaak Mae, a well-known Estonian ski athlete joined our team in 2013. We started with genetic tests for determining inherent athletic abilities and genetic factors affecting body weight. We continued by providing training and nutrition consultations based on individual genetic and physical predisposition. Since 2014, our services include food intolerance test and compilation of meal plans. The cooperation partners of Sports Gene Llc include various sports clubs, clinics, nutritionists, SPA hotels, and pharmacies, both in Estonia and neighbouring countries.

Latest blog posts

30. January

Food intolerance – causes, detection and interpretation

Hypersensitivity or intolerance against certain foods continues to be controversial topic. What is the mechanism behind it, whether and how to determine it, how to proceed after receiving test results?

30. January

The role of genetics in determining diurnal preferences

Have you felt more forgetful and less focused after a sleepless night? Have you noticed that some of your friends are active already early in the morning, while others would sleep till noon and prefer to work late at night? These are but a few examples of the effect sleep may have on us, our productivity and even our health.

25. May

The results of the genetic test of athletic abilities of leading Estonian junior swimmer Kregor Zirk

Sports Gene helped junior swimmer Kregor Zirk to determine his athletic predisposition and food intolerance. On 11 May, daily newspaper Postimees published an article that discusses in detail the expectations of Kregor and his coach Kaja Haljaste regarding the genetic test and practical use of the results in planning Kregor’s future career.