[BOSTON,MA] October 24, 2022 – WHOOP, the human performance company, today announced the launch of the WHOOP Scientific Advisory Council to enhance health research, influence product and feature innovations, and contribute to the overall membership experience. The Scientific Advisory Council will also leverage their diverse expertise to develop new benefits for WHOOP Unite, a comprehensive solution dedicated to supporting organizations across a wide range of industries with coaching, insights, and health programs.
“Everything we do at WHOOP is rooted in science and we are thrilled to partner with leading researchers and physicians to advance the knowledge of our community,” said Kristen Holmes, VP of Performance Science, WHOOP. “The Scientific Advisory Council will provide strategic input to help our team create better health and performance outcomes for everyday members and WHOOP Unite customers.”
The WHOOP Scientific Advisory Council is comprised of medical doctors, wellness practitioners, and health-tech experts who have a passion for fostering human performance through technology. Their areas of focus with WHOOP include women’s health and female physiology, mental health and stress, sleep and circadian rhythm, behavioral science, functional medicine and nutrition, recovery, and cardiovascular health. In addition to influencing product and feature updates, the Scientific Advisory Council will utilize WHOOP as a data collection method in relevant studies and contribute content to support the brand’s in-app digital coaching platform.
“As a WHOOP member, I’ve experienced the health benefits of the technology firsthand. It is also clear based on quality research that WHOOP can improve our understanding of the human body, mental and physical health, and performance,” said Dr. Andrew Huberman, PhD- a Neuroscience Professor and host of the Huberman Lab Podcast. I’m honored to join the Scientific Advisory Council and work with other leaders to further the WHOOP mission of unlocking human performance.”
In addition to this initial group of experts, WHOOP will continue to add new members to the Scientific Advisory Council to expand the brand’s investment in health, wellness, and human performance.
WHOOP, the human performance company, offers a wearable health and fitness coach to help people achieve their goals. The WHOOP membership provides best-in-class wearable technology, actionable feedback, and recommendations across recovery, sleep, training, and health. WHOOP serves professional athletes, Fortune 500 CEOs, executives, fitness enthusiasts, military personnel, frontline workers, and anyone looking to improve their performance. WHOOP Unite is a comprehensive solution dedicated to supporting organizations across a wide range of industries with coaching, insights, and health programs. Studies show WHOOP can positively change behavior, increase sleep, and improve physiological biomarkers. Founded in 2012, WHOOP is based in Boston and has raised more than $400 million in venture capital. The latest round of financing made WHOOP the world’s most valuable standalone wearables company. Visit whoop.com for more information and connect with WHOOP on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.