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Mark Van Deusen is a Creative Copywriter at WHOOP. Before joining WHOOP, Mark served as the Managing Editor and Head Writer for CelticsLife.com. He was also a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report and a contributor at Yahoo Sports. A former tennis coach, Mark graduated from the University of Richmond with a degree in Sociology and Leadership Studies.

Can NBA Players Get Needed Rest Without Missing Games?

NBA players missing games to rest is nothing new. However, two recent incidents have brought the topic to center stage. On Saturday, March 11, the Warriors held their stars out of action for a nationally televised contest with the Spurs in San Antonio, blaming a difficult travel schedule. Seven days later, ABC’s primetime matchup was…

Q & A with San Diego Padres Infielder Cory Spangenberg

WHOOP recently had the opportunity to chat with Cory Spangenberg, a third-year infielder for the San Diego Padres. The topics of conversation included the exciting start to his major league career, his struggles with injuries last season, and how WHOOP is helping him come back strong in 2017.   When did it first cross your mind…

Effects of Travel Shaping Future of NBA

For the past several years, the NBA has experimented with scheduling one or two games each season in London and Mexico City. One of the goals of the “NBA Global Games” is to gauge whether or not expanding the league internationally is a realistic possibility. A flight to Mexico City isn’t much different than many…

Pro Golfer Scott McCarron is Turning Back the Clock with WHOOP

Scott McCarron has recently found great success on the PGA Champions Tour, winning three tournaments in the past nine months. WHOOP had the opportunity to speak with Scott about his unlikely path to becoming a pro golfer, and how he’s been able to stay on top of the competition during his “second career.” Barry McCarron,…

Why Not Make March Madness Picks Based on Rest and Recovery?

March Madness is upon us. For these few weeks each spring, even the most casual sports fans around the country become transfixed with college basketball. Part of what makes filling out tournament brackets so much fun is that nobody has any idea what’s going to happen. On the other hand, this can also be quite…

The Value of Wearables at Work–Who Sees the Data?

Corporate wellness programs are nothing new. Ideally, they are a win-win scenario for all parties involved. Healthy people live better lives, and healthy workers make for better employees. According to a 2015 survey from Fidelity and the National Business Group on Health, employers spent an average of $693 per worker on wellness-based incentives, up from…

Cumulative Day Strain As a Tool for Ballplayers in Spring Training

While winter still has its grip on much of the country, MLB teams have headed south and west to Florida and Arizona in order to prepare for the upcoming season. Baseball’s Opening Day is still more than a month away, but clubs began playing exhibition games this past week. Historically, spring training was viewed as…

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