Ian Dunican is a sleep expert who has worked across a number of industries including mining, heavy industry and obviously high performance sport. Ian is well renowned for his work at ex Super Rugby franchise, Western Force using biomathematical modelling to maximise performance during increased fixture congestion and long haul travel. Ian provided me with a sleep schedule for my recent trip to Australia using the model which he spoke about and so far so good. Enjoy!
In this episode, you will learn -
- Who is Ian Dunican (background, education and current role)
- Cultural issues re sleep education 'buy in'
- Sleep banking
- Biomathematical models
- Use of caffeine
- Hampering recovery
- Worth the investment
- Sleep disorders
- 2 most influential books
Ian can be found on Twitter @sleep4perform
This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at valdperformance.com and you can get more information on the groin bar at groinbar.com and on Twitter @groinbar.
This episode is sponsored by Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science combine wearable technology with biomathematical science developed by the US Army to offer fantastic insights into sleep and cognitive fatigue.