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Epigenetics, Exercise and Sleep

  • Epione Clinic 19 Zillicoa Street Suite 3 West Entrance Asheville, NC, 28801 United States (map)

This lecture will focus on the relationship between genomics and how it affects a person's athletic ability, and sleep patterns. 

The human genome codes for propensities towards VO2 max, cardiovascular benefits, muscle fatigue, recovery, strength, endurance and even soft tissue injury risk. What types of fitness training will most efficiently get you the results you’re working towards? A chronic sleep-restricted state can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, awkwardness, weight loss or weight gain. Deprivation adversely affects the brain and cognitive function. How much sleep should you be getting and how do your daily habits affect your sleep?