Neurosoft Company Assisted the Unusual Marathon for the Second Time
A unique marathon Live non stop dedicated to the 8th European Night of Museums took place in the biggest science museum in Europe Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (Paris) from 13 to 19 May.
French runner Pierre-Michaël Micaletti ran on a treadmill for 144 hours to beat the world record. He was accompanied by another athlete: Philippe Dieumegard on an exercise bike. Both athletes beat the last records. Pierre-Michaël Micaletti ran a total of 822.31 kilometers and Philippe Dieumegard cycled 2704.2 kilometers over the same period. They slept for just 12.5 hours over the 6 days (47 naps, each lasting just 16 minutes).
The marathon was not only an interesting event for museum visitors, but also a medical experiment. Physiologists and sleep specialists from French sleep laboratory of Albi together with Neurosoft Company monitored athlete’s progress during the whole marathon with the help of Neuron-Spectrum-5 and Neuron-Spectrum-AM systems. This scientific experience goal was to analyze in-depth the architecture and the composition of sportsmen sleep, sleep problems under exercise conditions and their consequences.
The detailed information about this event is provided on site ultrathletic.fr
Publication date: May 30, 2012