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A simple way to read research (issues with pain science)

April 25, 2018

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When I was in college, one of the big assignments in completing an Exercise Science degree was writing some research papers. Few even want to read these things, never mind write them! They are a tedious endeavor. One professor I had was notoriously hard, but honest. He would have one or two assignments a semester […]

An example of how tough it is to study humans

May 8, 2015


As part of the aerospace engineering and human spaceflight course I recently took, we were looking at disturbances in human equilibrium after spaceflight. Funky things happen to people in space due to microgravity. One of those things is a decreased ability to orient yourself when coming back into earth’s gravity. You can incur some odd […]

Quick words on altitude training

April 1, 2015


I was recently reexamining altitude training for something I’ll write about in the future. Here are some of my notes. – This is a solid paper on altitude training: –Does altitude training increase exercise performance in elite athletes? David Epstein’s The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance goes into great detail on this topic […]