occupational exercise science

Grace Vincent: “Fighting Fires and Fatigue: Sleep Deprivation and Firefighter Physical Performance” (SLEEP 2014 Conference)

Recently, Grace Vincent (@PhDSleepy) delivered a podium presentation at SLEEP 2014 – the most prestigious sleep research conference in the world – where she presented findings from her PhD research examining sleep deprivation and firefighter physical performance.  Grace is a great mate of mine and a fellow PhD student within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences; her commitment to scientific integrity provides a benchmark for my own work.  Here are my sketchnotes from her presentation:

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Exercise in Extreme Environments: From Space to Antarctica (Invited Presentation by Dr Alexander Stahn, European College of Sport Science Congress 2012)

My sketchnotes from Dr Alexander Stahn’s presentation on extreme environments and cognitive performance, during this year’s European College of Sports Science Congress (Bruges, Belgium) (click here for the abstract).  Great to see a growing body of research examining the body’s response to extreme settings (like outer space!) and physically demanding work in these environments.  Within the Centre for Exercise and Sports Science, we’ve got lots of similarly exciting work being done within the Occupational Exercise Science (OES) chapter – check it out: “Operational readiness of rural firefighters during bushfire suppression”.

Stahn 2012 - Exercise in Extreme Environments: From Space to Antarctica