50 minutes | Feb 28th 2020

S4E5 // Sleep, Fatigue Accumulation & Adderall in Pro Baseball w/ Meeta Singh, MD

In Season 4, Episode 5, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Meeta Singh, MD the service chief of sleep medicine, and section head and medical director at the Henry Ford sleep center in Michigan. In this episode, Meeta shares her philosophy on the application of sleep science and the impacts of the baseball season scheduling and travel on sleep. She discusses the effects of fatigue accumulation, if it’s possible to ‘bank’ sleep and how athlete chronotypes might impact performance. We also dive into the use of adderall, amphetamines and ADHD in baseball, the nuances of applying sleep strategies in practice, the evolution of research in sleep and athletic performance, and much more!
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