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The role of sleep in athletic performance

sleep and athletic performance

While much focus has been placed on attaining optimum levels of performance through better exercise routines, nutrition and recovery techniques, it is only recently that attention has turned to the role sleep has to play. Research at Stanford University found that achieving nine hours of effective sleep improved basketball players’ performance by as much as […]

Start going longer in the bedroom during National Bed Month

National Bed Month

If your night-time experience is often an anti-climax, perhaps it’s time you started packing a Mammoth in the bedroom.  Now let us qualify this innuendo with a bit of basic information. If you’ve got a bog-standard mattress in your home, chances are it’s going to give you a reasonable amount of support and comfort for […]

Uncovering the science behind sleep

sleep science

We do it every single day of our lives, almost without exception. Yet we are still only just beginning to scratch the surface of exactly why we need sleep and how it benefits us. Recent studies have shown that sleep affects every part of our lives: from concentration to weight control, memory to physical recovery. […]

Physio Case Study: Barry Edwards, Lead Physio at Bath University’s Human Performance Centre and Sports Injury Clinic

Barry Edwards

Barry Edwards, Lead Physiotherapist at the University of Bath’s Human Performance Centre and Sports Injury Clinic, University of Bath speaks to Mammoth about the benefits of a good night’s sleep.  As the Lead Physiotherapist in a very busy Sports’ Injury Clinic and also a part-time Fitness Instructor, I can’t emphasise enough the importance and benefits of […]