Does your wearable make you more self-aware? Plus the declining importance of the save in baseball and a potential revolution in athletic rehydration.

 

Monday, August 21

Knee Arthritis Has Doubled… And It’s Not Because of Running

https://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/knee-arthritis-has-doubled-and-its-not-because-of-running

Conclusion: Run more, not less.

 

Tuesday, August 22

To Make the Next Michael Jordan, Scientists Might Use His Microbes

https://www.inverse.com/article/35710-michael-jordan-microbes-microbiome-research-harvard-university

Jonathan Scheiman of Harvard’s Wyss Institute: “Could we extract Michael Jordan’s biology to give to other people, to help make the next Michael Jordan, or just improve health?”

 

Wednesday, August 23

How wearable tech is giving people a sixth sense

https://theoutline.com/post/2091/prosthetics-for-feeling-health-tracker

 

Thursday, August 24

Building a Better Sports Drink

http://ocr.yale.edu/news/building-better-sports-drink

 

Friday, August 25

Baseball Is Finally Realizing That The Save Is Dumb

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/baseball-is-finally-realizing-that-the-save-is-dumb/

 

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