#WHOOPEd is a weekly collection of insights from trusted experts in the field of exercise physiology.

 

Monday, May 8

How to Wake up to Your Creativity

http://time.com/4737596/sleep-brain-creativity/

Strategies for boosting creativity from sleep:

  1. Keep a journal by your bed to log dreams
  2. Avoid alcohol and caffeine, since they scramble the NREM and REM cycles
  3. Pre-bedtime priming — ie. contemplating a problem you’d like to solve — increases the likelihood that sleep will bring some answers

 

Tuesday, May 9

The Relationship Between Professional Burnout and Quality and Safety in Healthcare: A Meta-Analysis

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11606-016-3886-9

 

Wednesday, May 10

A Review of Player Monitoring Approaches in Basketball: Current Trends and Future Directions

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28445227?platform=hootsuite

 

Thursday, May 11

10 Ways That Running Changes Your Mind and Brain

https://digest.bps.org.uk/2017/04/19/10-ways-that-running-changes-your-mind-and-brain/

 

Friday, May 12

Brain Tissue Structure Could Explain Link Between Fitness and Memory

https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/493856