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A Look at the Keynotes of World Sleep 2019

This year, the World Sleep Congress took place from September 20th – 25th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Fatigue Science was in attendance to unveil the new Readi application, and with Vancouver being our home city, the occasion was made even more special.
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Product Overview: The ChiliPad

As body temperature is one of the most important factors regulating sleep, finding a way to stay cool isn’t only important to comfort, it also impacts the rest that you receive at night. During the dog days of summer, we’re taking a look at a product that warm sleepers will find especially interesting, called the ChiliPad.
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The Power of Baseline Sleep Data

For years, Fatigue Science has observed an alarming trend: athletes who are not receiving deep, restorative sleep are struggling to stay healthy and perform at their best. While the research and appreciation of sleep is growing, appraising the sleep quality and quantity of athletes requires an actual measurement of athletes. In this article, we will show you how sleep screening works and what can be learned from performing a baseline reading of athletes at the beginning of their season.
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Fatigue Across the Transportation Industry

In the transportation industry, many factors contribute to a high rate of fatigue among drivers. In this blog post, we’ll be looking at the risks associated with fatigue in the transportation industry, some of the common misconceptions about driving fatigued, and the solutions that can be implemented to help solve this issue.
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Digging into Fatigue in Mining

In this blog we’ll be looking at the impacts of fatigue in…
Sleep Aids for elite sports
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From high tea to hypnotics: Sleep aid starting points for performance athletes

Elite athletes are presumably more aware of the impacts of poor sleep, however, research suggests they're still more likely to use (and possibly abuse) sleep medications.

Springing forward: Tips for managing the daylight savings time change

Adjusting to a one-hour time change shouldn’t take more than a day or so for a regularly well-rested person. But, since studies show that as a society we are already sleep deprived, an hour of our time in bed is not really a sacrifice many of us can afford to make.

2014 Sleep health index: Is your room set up for a healthy sleep?

Only 47% of people reported that their bedrooms were ‘very quiet’, 36% reported their rooms were ‘very dark’, and 56% reported their mattresses were ‘very comfortable’.
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Fatigue Science work with Dallas Mavericks referenced in Thrive

Fatigue Science's work with the NBA's Dallas Mavericks has been referenced in Arianna Huffington's new bestseller Thrive: The third metric to redefining success and creating a life of well-being, wisdom, and wonder.
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Springing forward: How to deal with the daylight savings time change

There is no quick magic solution for adjusting to this time change, but there are a few things you can do to make sure the effects of this circadian disruption are minimized for Monday morning
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Think you are performing your best with 6 hours of sleep?

One of the studies Arianna Huffington refers to indicates that people who sleep 6 hours per night for two weeks are equally as fatigued as someone who has stayed up for 48 hours.
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Sleep and athlete recovery

Sleep is important to athletes for a number of reasons, including overall performance and recovery.
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Sleep apps: How reliable are they?

Prior to the new year, we referenced a study conducted out of Oxford University which concluded that mobile sleep tracking apps did not provide consistent or validated results.
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Would your workers rather sleep than socialize?

The CBC reports on the survey’s findings citing that over a quarter of participants indicated that they go to work feeling tired, many of them on a daily basis. Two-thirds of the participants said they'd pick a good night’s sleep over a fun night on the town.

Sleepy new year!

Even if you have spent the holidays getting your required 7-9 hours of sleep, just one late night (a New Year's Eve party, perhaps) could impact your performance for as long as a week.