Sleep, Coaching, and Research

For a better sleep

Sleep apps, gadgets and tips to get a good night’s rest

Getting enough sleep is one of the most essential aspects of good health. Without the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night, you become susceptible to heart disease, mood disorders, obesity, diabetes, illness, depression and stress, not to mention diminished productivity and impaired decision making skills. Given that, it’s imperative to make sure you get enough quality sleep to stay healthy and feel your best. link

LifeWatch approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as an Out of Center Sleep Test Supplier (OCSTS)

LifeWatch Inc., a leading U.S. provider of remote patient monitoring solutions, including home sleep testing services for the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), announced today it has been approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as an Out of Center Sleep Test Supplier (OCSTS). LifeWatch has met the Academy’s quality standards for Out of Center testing. link

AIRO wristband tracks not just sleep, exercise and stress, but also what you eat

There are fitness wearables that track steps, gauge your quality of sleep and monitor your stress, but few combine all three. As for keeping track of what you eat, most people still resort to old-fashioned food diaries and calorie counters. The AIRO wristband, however, aims to measure all of the above completely automatically. Launching today, the AIRO uses a special embedded spectrometer to track not just your heart rate, but also your sleep patterns, workout intensity and calories consumed.

Firsts results

Actigraphy from one of the subjects. Finally, I joined some plots!

Beddit Wakes Up Indiegogo with Novel Sleep Sensor (Interview)

Beddit is a Finnish company that is applying the not-widely-known technology of ballistocardiography to track a person’s breathing rhythm andsleep quality, … more

Wellmu goes further

WellMU is a mashup engine for wellness companies to conveniently access their customer’s data in numerous wellness-related services. WellMU gathers, unifies, and analyses all wellness-related data and provides it for further use through a well-implemented REST API.

Beddit Sleep Tracker Doesn’t require wearable Tech

Whoever said “you can sleep when you’re dead” obviously never tried to forgo this important life function themselves for more than a couple nights. Getting enough sleep is so important to our body’s concentration, memory and daily function that the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called insufficient sleep a “public health epidemic.” link