Yes! In addition to the four thousand peer-reviewed papers validating the technology underlying Halo Sport (tDCS) these peer-reviewed papers speak to the safety and efficacy of Halo Sport:
Halo Sport improves sprint cycling ability by 17%
Huang et al. (2019) - Frontiers in Physiology
- Study Design: Healthy physically active men completed a series of cycling sprint trials either after receiving real or placebo stimulation with Halo Sport.
- Results: Compared to the men who received the placebo stimulation, the men who received real stimulation from Halo Sport:
- Increased their cycling ability as measured by greater mean power output over 4 of the sprint cycling trials
- Improved their cognitive performance on the Stroop task - a key indicator of focus and executive control
Halo Sport improves running endurance by 14.8%
Park et al. (2019) - PLoS ONE
- Study Design: Healthy trained male runners received real stimulation and sham stimulation via Halo Sport on different days. The men then completed a test involving running for as long as possible at a speed equivalent to 80% of their individual maximum oxygen consumption (VO2 max).
- Results: The runners ran 14.8% (2.74 minutes) longer after receiving real stimulation compared to placebo stimulation.
Make sure to check out our tDCS research page to read about the studies that have been conducted in Halo’s very own research lab, as well as some of the best studies conducted by others in the field!