Founded in 2012, based on over a decade of research into athlete sweat testing and individual electrolyte loss & replacement. This research and expertise led to the development of LEVELENTM, a natural hydration solution that’s customized to an individual’s specific needs. LEVELEN™ has been vigorously tested and validated by professional & collegiate athletes, across all sports, including cycling, IRONMAN, hockey, CrossFit, soccer, running, and football.
HSS is focused on the prevention and treatment of heat-related illnesses, and is
The International Leader in the Science of Athlete Sweat Testing, Fluid & Electrolyte Replenishment, and Hydration Sports Science.
To provide an industry-leading, systematic approach to managing the unique electrolyte replenishment needs of performance-minded athletes, based on individualized athlete sweat testing & analysis.
HSS is focused on the unmet needs of the serious athlete, in a market lacking individualized performance enhancement & custom electrolyte management solutions, and on leading the industry in hydration sports science.
Sandra Fowkes Godek, PhD
Dr. Sandra Fowkes Godek is a world-renowned expert in Hydration Sports Science, with over a decade of research in thermoregulation, athlete sweat testing, and hydration & electrolyte replacement.
- Full Professor, Dept. of Sports Medicine – West Chester University
- B.S. Athletic Training – Penn State University
- M.S. Exercise Physiology – University of Colorado
- Ph.D. Exercise Physiology – Temple University
Dr. Sandra Fowkes Godek has given more than 80 regional, national and international presentations on the topics of thermoregulation, and fluid and electrolyte balance including sweat rates and sweat sodium losses, sodium depletion and acute exertional hyponatremia and exertional heat stroke. She has more than 60 first or second author publications on thermoregulation in collegiate and professional athletes. In 2004, Dr. Sandra Fowkes Godek received the Kenneth Knight Journal of Athletic Training award for Outstanding Original Research Manuscript.
Arthur R. Bartolozzi, MD
Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi is a distinguished sport surgeon, treating world-class athletes in every sport, from wrestling to rowing, from the NHL to the NFL. The former team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers and Phantoms, Dr. Bartolozzi understands the demands professional and amateur athletes place upon their bodies and works to help them recover from injury in a safe and efficient manner.
- A.B. Chemistry, Brown University
- M.D. University of San Diego
- Research Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery, McKay Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania
- Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Fellowship in Sports Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Bartolozzi performs more than 800 surgeries each year and specializes in arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and total joint replacement in the knee and shoulder. A leader in sports medicine and joint replacement, Dr. Bartolozzi is a past recipient of the Eastern Athletic Trainer’s Association Moyer Award for his significant contributions to the field. As experts in the Philadelphia sports space, Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi and Dr. Sandra Fowkes Godek brought their focus together to found HEAT Sport Sciences.
Livingston Cheng, MBA
Livingston Cheng is a business & marketing executive with a distinguished career managing world-class product lines in automotive, consumer electronics, sporting goods, and wearable tech.
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
- M.Eng. Mechanical & Systems Engineering, Cornell University
- M.B.A. Marketing & Corporate Strategy, University of Michigan
After an illustrious engineering career launching iconic vehicles like the Ford Mustang and leading Ford’s rebranding efforts in vehicle dynamics and powertrain attributes, Livingston transitioned to product management and marketing, managing product lines for Bose Corporation (Wave Music Systems), Franklin Sports (baseball training) , and MC10, Inc. (Sports & Fitness wearables). His most recent product, the Reebok Checklight (head-impact sensor), won numerous awards, including the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Award for Innovation in Sports & Fitness and the 2014 Red Dot Design Award. Livingston joined HEAT in 2015, after previous collaborations with Dr. Sandra Fowkes Godek.