Tag Archives: sleep science

Sleep has a place in every health professional’s toolkit

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Sports scientist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield will attend his first ER-WCPT show in Liverpool this month as part his role as Human Performance Specialist for Mammoth, the experts in comfort technologies. He explains why he believes that our understanding of sleep is still in its infancy, and that the potential for improvements across the health sector […]

Practitioner Interview: Perfect Balance Clinic

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Stephen Makinde is the founder and director of Perfect Balance Clinic. With seven practices across London and St Albans, Stephen and his business partner have become the latest health professionals to promote the benefits of Mammoth mattresses to their patients. Read on to find out why he believes our mattresses are effective in complementing the […]

Practitioner Interview: Rob Artingstall, Salford Red Devils

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Rob Artingstall is a Consultant Physiotherapist at the Spire Hospital in Manchester and Head Physiotherapist for Salford Red Devils Rugby League.  Rob works both in elite sport treating and rehabilitating professional athletes, and in private clinic, treating members of the public. Working across the health spectrum, he describes his work as varied and interesting. But […]

The Sports Scientist Who Sleeps on a Mammoth: Jonathan Bloomfield Interview

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Sports scientist Jonathan Bloomfield is better placed than most to comment on the importance of sleep. A former Strength and Conditioning coach at Ulster Rugby, Jonathan later became an Exercise Physiologist at the Sports Institute of Northern Ireland where he looked at a wide range of factors that could help Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletes […]

Daylight Saving Time: What happens when the clocks finally “spring” forward?

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What is Daylight Saving Time? DST became wide spread during the onset of WWI as a conservation effort (not for farmers as the common myth suggests). Moving the clocks in order to gain extra daylight at night would mean a reduction in lighting demand and allow for the saving of coal for the war effort. […]

Why you should keep your electronic devices at bay in the bedroom

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The dangers of overstimulating the brain before bed are becoming ever-more apparent. Research into sleep science has shown that the proliferation of TVs and mobile devices in particular is causing us to become more restless at night and suffer from interrupted sleep patterns. Dr Glen Kemp of Newcastle’s Science City gives us his view on […]

Why Quality Sleep Does More Than Just Make You Feel Amazing

Quality sleep makes you feel amazing

We all know how important a good sleep pattern is. We’ve read numerous articles, heard endless radio features or watched videos on the subject of sleep and its restorative powers. It’s all true, of course – sleep is great. It helps energise us through the day, it has mood-boosting qualities, and aids concentration. Modern athletes […]

Get into bed with sleep science

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We spend around a third of our lives asleep and it plays a critical role in our physical and mental health, yet it is very often the most neglected part of our well-being. Professor Jason Ellis, leading sleep expert at Northumbria University’s Centre for Sleep Research and Director of Sleep Science at Mammoth Technologies, answers our […]