Inside Fatigue Science

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How Drivers Can Get Better Sleep and Prevent Fatigue

Sleep deprivation affects all aspects of life—appetite, strength, emotional stability, and memory. On the road, it’s more than a distraction. It can mean the difference between life and death. Drowsy drivers come from all occupations and walks of life. It’s a threat everyone faces at one time or another. You’re driving home from work after putting in extra hours or a child kept you up during the night and your eyes just won’t stay open. The reasons vary but the results are the same—dangerous driving.
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Rest and Relaxation- The First Step for Poor Sleepers 

One important job as a performance coach in sports is to balance both the training and recovery with our players. Currently, I am an NHL strength and conditioning coach for the St. Louis Blues, but my role extends beyond the weight room and hockey rink. Sleep is a major component of recovery, and supporting a good night’s rest is everything in sport. Our athletes are perpetually exploring ways of sustaining elite performances. Sleep is arguably the best method available to do so. With endless stressors, high-pressure scenarios, and chaotic travel schedules, it can be difficult to find the off switch when the time comes for sleep. In this article, I share my some personal "bio hacks" for resting more effectively. I also explain why we need to consider more effective strategies for rest, with the ultimate goal of setting ourselves up for higher quality sleep.
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Fatigue Science Closes Growth Financing

Fatigue Science, a global leader in providing predictive human performance data in elite sports, military and heavy industry, is pleased to announce the closing of a Series A financing. The financing was made up of a syndicate of new and existing investors including Rhino Ventures, the Company’s first venture capital investor. This financing will enable Fatigue Science to continue to accelerate its growth and leverage its broad customer base that already includes a number of Fortune 500 companies, championship elite sports teams and military special forces groups.
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Correlation between risk and fatigue in the workplace

In the same way that machines need regular maintenance to continue at peak capacity, a human workforce needs restful sleep to do their best work. However, fatigue from a lack of sleep contributes to more than just poor work. A worker experiencing fatigue in their workplace presents a risk to themselves and their colleagues.

Fatigue Science welcomes Amelie St Onge Tousignant as VP, Channel Programs

Fatigue Science, the global leader in fatigue risk prediction and analysis, announces the addition of an accomplished executive to lead their Channel Partner strategy and execution. Amelie St Onge Tousignant has joined Fatigue Science as the newly appointed Vice President, Channel Programs, where she will lead Fatigue’s Science’s Global Channel initiatives. “We are very pleased to welcome Amelie to the Fatigue Science team,” said David Trotter, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. “As we enter fiscal 2020, we all recognize the critical role our Channel network plays in our growth and success."

A Good Night's Sleep: Mental Health And Productivity

Being down mentally will look different to everyone and will come in many forms. However, most people rarely see a professional to find out precisely what is making them feel "off." Now, there is no magic pill to fix every mental health illness, and we are still finding out ways to address the ones we can detect, but one thing has become apparent in the fight against these unforeseen illnesses. Getting Proper Sleep Is The Backbone To Getting Better. "Sleep deprivation affects your psychological state and mental health." - Harvard Health Publishing

17 Tips to Create the Ultimate Sleep Environment and Improve Your Quality of Sleep

Picture this: Despite your jam-packed schedule, you’ve still reserved enough time to unwind and relax before bed. Your bedroom is cool, calm, and dark, and you’re able to fall asleep and stay asleep without any trouble. The next morning, you manage to wake up before your alarm and feel well-rested, perhaps even energetic, and ready to take on the world. If this sounds like a scenario you can only dream of, you’re not alone – about half of Americans wake up feeling well-rested. We’ve gathered the 17 best tips for creating the ideal sleep environment to improve your quality of sleep so you can (finally) get a good night’s rest.

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Sleep Connection

New evidence has suggested a relationship between PTSD and sleep quality, and it appears that interventions focusing on sleep can assist in the management of PTSD. Sleep science, along with current medical research, has reached the point that practitioners are able to not only address the direct benefits of sleep, but improve outcomes of disease and other medical conditions.

12 Sleeping Tips for the Winter Holidays

The winter holidays often mean time spent with family and friends, but that doesn’t always translate into meaningful rest. Whether you’re travelling over the holidays or indulging in holiday treats, sleep should be a regular part of your plans. With that in mind, here are 12 sleeping tips to make sure you’re not a Grinch this holiday season.