#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


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



Wednesday, May 10

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



Thursday, May 11

10 Ways That Running Changes Your Mind and Brain



Friday, May 12

Brain Tissue Structure Could Explain Link Between Fitness and Memory