Think L.S.U.’s Locker Room Was Crazy? It Also Has a Centrifuge

The new training room in the $28 million football operations building at Louisiana State features jetted tubs, antigravity treadmills and sodium-infused water coolers. A room nearby holds another…. READ MORE

Really Forged in the Furnace

Dripping with sweat and nearly delirious, I’m running on a treadmill inside a torture chamber: the prison-cell-size “heat sensory lab” of Doug Casa, PhD., a professor of kinesiology… READ MORE

BRPD Officer Swallows Thermometer Pill To Help In Body Armor Study

Officers in South Louisiana wear body armor, but with the heat, the temperatures can sometimes be overwhelming. When it is hot outside, officers may not wear the armor, putting… READ MORE

Oklahoma Teen Survives Heat Stoke, Warns Others

Oklahoma and extreme heat go together. It’s a dangerous combination that one Oklahoma teenager experienced. Stephanie Wilburn, 17, says what seemed like a normal summer day… READ MORE

Sensors In Your Stomach? Get Ready For The Next Wave of Medical Diagnostics

It sounds like science fiction: you swallow your medicine and a tiny sensor embedded inside it sends vital health information about your body to your smartphone. Proteus Digital Health is… READ MORE

What a Heated Basketball Game Can Do to a Coach’s Body

As head coach of the Michigan State men’s basketball team, Tom Izzo’s job is as high stress as they come. One of the highest-paid college coaches in the country, his teams are expected… READ MORE

How Navy Special Ops Survive Training Missions In Freezing Water

During Navy Special Ops training, candidates complete exhaustive missions under extreme stress, limited sleep, and in freezing water conditions. For the last 25 years, the US military… READ MORE