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Athletes Health

Why Is The NBA Treating Sleep Like A Performance-Enhancing Substance?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

In a world where winning is everything and coaches get fired for not delivering trophies, I could not agree more with San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich's move. As someone who studies the effects of sleep on athletes, I'm shocked that more teams do not strategically rest their key players.

Listen to Your Doctor (Unless You're an Athlete)

Dana McMahan | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

When I told my family physician that, after nine years as a vegetarian I was eating meat again, she didn't blink, much less make a note on my chart. That was my first inkling that doctors may not take a holistic view of health that jives with mine.