Monthly Archives: February 2019

Podcast 5:19 Ian Dunican- Sleep4Performance & Melius Consulting from Moving2Live



FitLabPGH has a sister podcast- Moving2Live.  This week we bring you an episode from Moving2Live that should be of interest. If you have an interest in sleep then this is a great interview to learn more to improve quantity and quality to enhance quality of life.  Below are show notes with more info about Dr Dunican, this week’s interview.

Dr. Ian C. Dunican (in his own words):
I have over 20 years international professional experience in health, safety and improvement within military, mining, rail, oil and gas, and other utilities. Combining scientific research and operational leadership, I support organisations in reducing risk, lowering cost and optimising productivity and performance. I have applied Lean/Six Sigma and other scientific methodologies in significant projects to drive step-change improvement in performance, whilst ensuring sustainability through associated culture change. In the mining, oil and gas sectors, I have worked internationally as an advisor to major companies including BHP, Anglo Gold Ashanti, South 32, Karara Mining, Peabody and Goldcorp. I have been responsible for the development of global practices, integration and project management across multiple product groups. This has entailed the quantification, analysis and interpretation of multiple data streams to support health, safety, financial strength and productivity.

Currently I am the Director of Melius Consulting/Sleep4Performance. I received a PhD from the University of Western Australia (UWA) working with elite athletes and sporting organisations to optimise performance. I am a highly sought researcher, having worked with Olympic and elite athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and West Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS), and with professional teams in Super Rugby, Basketball, Australian Rules Football (AFL) and martial arts (judo, boxing, grappling). A regular speaker/chair at universities and international conferences in mining, transport, sports performance and physiology, I regularly contribute articles to media outlets such as the Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Men’s Fitness, Blitz Martial Arts, BJJ Scout and Huffington Post. I have spoken on the Health Report on ABC radio in Australia, ABC radio national and numerous podcasts. Also I have appeared on ABC television, Channel 7, 9 and 10 in Australia, and was a TEDx Perth speaker in 2017.

I am author and co-author of numerous technical reports, scientific articles and industry guidelines, and I am a regular reviewer for scientific peer reviewed journals. I host Sleep4Performance Radio, a podcast dedicated to education, knowledge sharing and promotion of the value of managing sleep. Through my website www.sleep4performance.com.au, I provide blogs, resources and research on all aspects of sleep, recovery and performance. An active sportsman, I have completed over 20 ultramarathons to date including the Ultra Trail Australia 100km (7 times), Leadville 100 miler, numerous marathons and trail running events. I hold a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and enjoy cross training with bodyweight exercises and Kettlebells. My current focus is improving my swimming in order to undertake long distance open water swimming events.

Show Notes:
Ian C. Dunican, PhD, Contact info:
E-mail: ian.dunican@meliusconsulting.com.au

Websites: https://meliusconsulting.com.au

https://sleep4performance.com.au

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-ian-c-dunican-ph-d-115b0a14/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sleep4perform/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sleep4perform

https://twitter.com/S4PRadio

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sleep4perform/

Links mentioned in the Interview:
Dr. Amy M. Bender, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Calgary Counselling Centre,Calgary, Alberta, Canada
https://twitter.com/sleep4sport

Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, Includes Leadville Trail 100 Run
https://www.leadvilleraceseries.com

Fatigue Science, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Maker of Readiband Wearable Device
https://www.fatiguescience.com/sleep-science-technology/

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
https://aasm.org

Oura Ring (Sleep and Activity Tracker)
https://ouraring.com

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Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org

 


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram 5:19



Movement…part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our #podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday, FitLabPGH Features on Thurs and movement tips/lifestyle hacks MWF.

For week 5 of 2019 a recovery tracker, checking your goals and movement in the polar vortex.

Our FitLabPGH Feature this week was Anna Kestler.  We are always looking for more Features!!  Learn more about our Features and submit a questionnaire to be highlighted, but first check out the tips & hacks for this week:

Are You Ready to Perform? Ask the Readiband

2019 Goals Check-Up

Be Smart When You Opt Outside – Polar Vortex Edition