New naval sleep guidelines went into place in December and instruct commanders to use watch rotations based on circadian rhythms, allowing sailors to work at the same time every day and to go to sleep at the same time.
This research is a five-season investigation into injury epidemiology in professional ballet. We aimed to report the incidence rate, severity, burden, and aetiology of medical attention and time-loss injuries at The Royal Ballet.
What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? I’d argue the collision looks pretty similar to when a strength coach gets their first look at the academic calendar for the year and it doesn’t match with their annual training plan.
When athlete data management first started, wearables were still in their infancy, so there was a limited amount of information available. Due to restricted connectivity, this had to be collected and entered manually. Then as devices advanced and diversified, the amount of data greatly increased, and the main challenge became centralizing it on a single platform. Now we’re entering a third stage, in which the onus is on interpreting the data and making it actionable.
It’s challenging enough for performance, medical, and coaching practitioners to oversee athletes in a single sport. So when a team is responsible for the wellbeing of athletes involved in multiple disciplines or even different sports, the level of difficulty increases exponentially.