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ESPN Sport Science video: BJ Penn with fNIR

Sport Science brings in former UFC Lightweight champion B.J. Penn to demonstrate the impact of the rear-naked choke on host John Brenkus and uses the fNIR System from BIOPAC to measure oxygen supply to the frontal cortex during the exercise; EEG and heart rate were also recorded. John’s heart rate drops from 124 to 80, respiration drops 55%, and electrical activity in the brain reduces by 65% during the 9-second choke. John’s body reboots after the choke out to normal levels in just 3 seconds. Click here to watch Sport Science: BJ Penn.

BJPenn-fnir fNIR EEG and heart rate during BJ Penn choke out fNIR analysis of BJ Penn chock out on SportScience host
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Practical Lab Kit for Remote Learning

BSL Home enables students to conduct hands-on physiology labs in the safety of their own home, dorm room, or any remote location while social distancing and stay-at-home orders keep them out of campus labs Complete lab solution for instructors and students to preserve practical lab experience! For instructors—BSL Home makes it easy for instructors to continue […]

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BIOPAC Now Offers Practical Lab Instruction for Remote Students to Learn Physiology during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Distance Learning Solutions for a Hands-on Lab Experience GOLETA, California (May 21, 2020) – BIOPAC Systems announced a new solution for university level educators seeking solutions for practical lab learning in an independent setting due to stay-at-home restrictions and social distancing rules. The premier life science education system, Biopac Student Lab, has been expanded with […]

New Citations | A Physiological Perspective to Stress Management and Mental Health

Musical Intervention as Stress Regulation There is no question that music can be beneficial in regulating mood and psychological states, but what type of musical intervention assists the greatest in stress reduction? Researchers turn to physiological signals to compare the stress reduction effects of two types of musical interventions: music listening and musical improvisation. Stressor […]

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