Inside Fatigue Science

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Fatigue at Santa's Workshop

Everyone at Fatigue Science would like to wish you a safe holiday season, and in Santa’s own words, “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!”
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Circadian Factors in Workforce Performance

An article published in Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews takes a comprehensive look at the science behind workplace fatigue. In the article, “Fatigue and its Management in the Workplace,” the authors look at the biological causes of fatigue, how the modern workplace affects these biological factors, and some of the effective ways to manage fatigue.
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Introducing the Fatigue Science 90-Day Pilot Program

When introducing a new initiative into a workforce, it’s important to prepare for feedback, change management, and policy development. With that in mind, Fatigue Science provides a 90-day Pilot Program to help implement Readi™ Enterprise Suite as part of your company’s approach to fatigue risk management.
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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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Fatigue Science selected to participate in FEMA sponsored program to improve first responder wellness

Fatigue Science, a global leader in fatigue and readiness management technology, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the US Spine & Sport Foundation to participate in the implementation of a firefighter wellness initiative. The objective of the project, supported by $1.2M in funding from FEMA, is to implement an intervention-based regional wellness program for approximately 1,000 firefighters in its first phase.
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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.
Concussions further linked to lasting sleep and fatigue issues

Concussions further linked to lasting sleep and fatigue issues

According to the American Academy of Neurology, people who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured.
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It’s not just physical: The difference between mental and physical fatigue

When we talk about fatigue, we’re talking about reduced alertness, reaction time, and effectiveness; all of which manifest in the form of sub-optimal athletic performance.
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5 areas sleep has the greatest impact on athletic performance

It's become clear that quality and quantity of sleep obtained by elite athletes can be the edge between winning and losing, and as critical as physical conditioning and nutrition.
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The sleepy surgeon: a look at surgeon fatigue

In modern medical research there is less and less criticism of the methodology of published research and more and more criticism of the interpretation of the results.
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What’s behind the Readiband? How we measure and predict fatigue

When we talk about our technology, you’ll hear us say that Readiband can measure both sleep and fatigue.
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Schedule variability linked to fatigue and human factors incidents

Schedule variability linked to fatigue and human factors incidents in new US Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Association study.
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Is sleep apnea affecting workplace safety in your organization?

Sleep apnea is a “chronic medical condition that is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness, inattention, and fatigue. It may impair daily function, induce or exacerbate cognitive deficits, and increase the likelihood of errors and injuries.”
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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.