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#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 23

Common myths associated with ACL injuries, pillars of ideal nutrition for athletes, and the importance of deep sleep for visual learning.    Tuesday, October 10 Concussion Prevention: A neck collar applies pressure to jugular vein to increase blood volume in skull http://www.espn.com/blog/carolina-panthers/post/_/id/27367/how-a-200-device-is-providing-hope-in-reducing-brain-injury Dr. David Smith’s inspiration for the Q collar, a device developed to safeguard…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 22

Kettlebells as a training tool, tips for better studying habits and how wearable tech can help military recruits get through training.   Monday, October 2 Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from Cognitive Psychology http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1745691616645770 More than 80% of collegiate students report their primary form of studying is rereading their textbook and notes. Research shows this…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 21

Continuous strength training for improved running, increased injuries from lack of sleep, and doctors prescribing a healthy diet?   Monday, September 25 Chronic Lack of Sleep is Associated with Increased Sport Injuries in Adolescent Athletes http://journals.lww.com/pedorthopaedics/Fulltext/2014/03000/Chronic_Lack_of_Sleep_is_Associated_With_Increased.1.aspx? Milewski et al. performed a retrospective study which evaluated 160 middle/high school athletes and injury vs. sleep. The study…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 20

Preventing hamstring injuries, the effect of cold water immersion on athletes’ HRV, and how much does sleep effect our happiness?   Monday, September 18 Holistic Hamstring Health: Not Just The Nordics https://ylmsportscience.com/2017/05/06/holistic-hamstring-health-not-just-the-nordic-hamstring-exercise/ Hamstring strain injuries (HSIs) account for 12-26% of injuries in football, soccer, rugby and track and field. Risk factors for HSIs include: Age,…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 19

The importance of fiber intake for endurance athletes, why time “slows down” during intense workouts, and the potential to heal our bodies by changing the genetic code of living cells.   Monday, September 11 Repairing Organs With the Touch of a Nanochip http://spectrum.ieee.org/video/biomedical/devices/repairing-organs-with-the-touch-of-a-nanochip A new technology developed by Ohio State University researchers called “tissue nanotransfection”…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 18

Breathing exercises to benefit all types of runners, what and when to eat while you’re in training, and why some teens need more sleep than others.   Tuesday, September 5 What Everyone Gets Wrong About the 10,000 Hour Rule https://heleo.com/conversation-what-everyone-gets-wrong-about-the-10000-hour-rule/16195/ From a conversation with Anders Ericsson, Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 17

What happens when your body takes on stress, and how much does perception affect your healthy lifestyle? Plus, what will genetic engineering do for elite athletes?   Monday, August 28 What happens to your body when you’re stressed https://theconversation.com/what-happens-to-your-body-when-youre-stressed-81789 Small amounts of stress can be beneficial to keep us alert and focussed. But when stress…

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