Olympic track athletes turn to neuroscience wearable for Rio prep

Rio-bound Olympians are finishing final preparations for the upcoming summer games, and for a select few athletes, that means tuning in with a new style of wearable. Halo Neuroscience, a Silicon Valley startup that has designed a neurostimulation headset to help athletes perform better announced this week that a number of summer Olympians are using its product to prepare for the games. The athletes include: Hafsatu Kamara, a 100m sprinter from Sierra Leone who will be running in her first Olympics Michael Tinsley, a 400m hurdler from the United States who won silver at the 2012 London games Mike Rodgers, a 4x100m relay sprinter for the United States who won gold at the 2015 World Relay Championships Mikel Thomas, a 100m hurdler from Trinidad & Tobago Natasha Hastings, an American 400m sprinter who won Olympic…


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