A new meeting with Emma allowed us to talk about our concerns, new synergies and our shared perspectives. In this encounter, we discussed new strategies for managing Emma's sleep for future races in order, if it is possible, to improve her performance. It's great working with such an enthusiastic woman! Good luck with your new projects, Emma!
Pilar Pasanau in the regatta, wearing the sensors from the foundation which control her sleep and circadian rhythms
The professional sailors of the Regatta Minitransat'15 have already begun the journey! Pilar Pasanau and her boat are equipped with chronobiology sensors. These are used to control her circadian rhythms during sleep and wakefulness in extreme conditions. These devices allow us to objectively control her habits in situ without altering her [...]
Again, Emma Roca takes on new challenges, this time the RunRabbitRun (USA) a race of 150 miles. The Estivill Sleep Foundation provides medical support in order to help her maintain a good sleep which will help her achieve her maximum performance. We know the difficulty of sleeping well before a race, due to the demands of [...]
The FES initiated new research on sleep in extreme solo ocean sailing, following the high-performance of Pilar Minitransat Pasanau in 2015, which began on 15 September. The Estivill Sleep Foundation will accompany Pilar on her journey, studying her sleep during the voyage with chronobiological sensors . Before […]