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Objective Sleep Measurement

From an athletic standpoint the importance of sleep cannot be over emphasised. It plays an essential role in maintenance, restoration and repair processes within the body as well as regulating circadian rhythm and often emotional well-being. 646 more words

Sport Science

A sticky situation

Have you ever had an electroencephalogram (EEG), polysomnography (sleep study) or any kind of test where electrodes are slicked up with gel and stuck on your skin?  984 more words

Polysomnography - Sleep Study

What is Polysomnography (PSG)?
Polysomnography is recording of the bio-physiological changes that occur during our sleep.  This includes body functions from
(1) brain electroencephalography (EEG), 158 more words


The Silence is Deafening

A while back I wrote a post concerning a devastating paper which said that papers concerning the default mode of brain activity (as seen by functional magnetic resonance imaging { fMRI } ) had failed to make sure that the subjects were actually awake during the study (and most of them weren’t). 904 more words

Neurology & Psychiatry

How badly are thy researchers, O default mode network

If you Google “default mode network” you get 32 million hits in under a second. This is what the brain is doing when we’re sitting quietly not carrying out some task. 522 more words

Medicine In General

Conductor in Metro North Crash May Have Suffered From Severe Sleep Apnea

The derailment occurred on Dec.1, 2013 when the conductor reportedly nodded off at a sharp turn near the Spuyten Duyvil train station, leaving four dead and 70 injured. 106 more words

Medical Conditions

Sleep Apnea Part 3

Using Sleep Study or Polysomnogram (PSG) results  to help diagnose