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Supporting the USA Weightlifting team through sleep
Jeffrey Durmer, MD, PhD | July 21, 2021
Cheering on Tokyo Olympics athletes? Chief Medical Officer Jeffrey Durmer, MD, PhD, talks about his role as the sleep and circadian performance physician for the USA Olympic Weightlifting team.
Listen to this 12-minute on-demand podcast episode to learn more about his experience with the team and how he supports their Olympic dreams through better sleep.
Supporting the USA Weightlifting team through sleep:
Jeffrey Durmer, MD, PhD
Dr. Durmer is a neurologist, systems neuroscientist and board-certified sleep medicine physician with particular expertise in technology-enabled sleep-health delivery systems.
He has coached professional athletes from the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons to the USA Olympic Weightlifting team on how to use sleep to enhance performance. He’s also worked extensively with high school and college athletes and was a competitive rower.
As one of the nation’s leading experts in applying the neuroscience of sleep and circadian rhythm biology to workplace fatigue and wellness programs, he has had the opportunity to work with many different industries and organizations to address the unique problems confronting these populations. His focus is to help people along their path of holistic well-being by ensuring they receive the best care that science can provide.
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