Sleep Disorders and Exercise

Exercise and Sleep Disorders — Sleep Series Part 5

Gillian White, MSc., PhD (Candidate), University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences Sleep Stats And General Information – Sleep Series Part 1 Sleep Physiology – Sleep Series Part 2 Sleep And Health – Sleep Series Part 3 Exercise And Sleep Quality – Sleep Series Part 4 1. Sleep Apnea Figure 1. Deformation of airways

Sleep and Health

Sleep and Health – Sleep Series Part 3

Part 3 of Sleep Series – Sleep and Health Sleep Stats and General Information – Sleep Series Part 1 Sleep Physiology – Sleep Series Part 2 We know that sleep is important for functioning and feeling energetic, but it is also an active contributor to our overall health. Our sleep and health are related! Hormones

Exercise and Sleep Quality

Exercise and Sleep Quality – Sleep Series Part 4

Gillian White, MSc., PhD (Candidate), University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences Sleep Stats And General Information – Sleep Series Part 1 Sleep Physiology – Sleep Series Part 2 Sleep And Health – Sleep Series Part 3 Exercise and Sleep Quality – Sleep Series Part 4 There is lots of research that shows improved

Sleep Physiology — Part 2 of Sleep Series

Sleep Physiology — Sleep Series Part 2

Sleep Physiology — Part 2 of Sleep Series Sleep Stats and General Information – Sleep Series Part 1 What makes us fall asleep? This is an important question because if we know what factors contribute to our drive to sleep the we can know how to get better sleep. Our inclination to sleep is not as

Sleep Stats and General Information

Sleep Stats and General Information – Sleep Series Part 1

Part 1 of Sleep Series – Sleep Stats and General Information Sleep is not just a rest for our brain and body but is absolutely essential to our health and function. Sleep deprivation has similar effects of alcohol on how our brain and body functions and, if prolonged enough, can actually result in death. 50-70

woman waking up in the morning

A Better Night’s Sleep: Falling Asleep

Gillian White – MSc, PhD (C), University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences What makes us fall asleep? This is an important question because if we know what factors contribute to our drive to sleep the we can know how to get better sleep. Our inclination to sleep is not as simple as it seems

Mom putting son to sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep: The Statistics

Gillian White – MSc, PhD (C), University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences Sleep is not just a rest for our brain and body but is absolutely essential to our health and function. Sleep deprivation has similar effects of alcohol on how our brain and body functions and, if prolonged enough, can actually result in

sleeping with cell phones

Trouble Sleeping? Break This One Habit.

Gillian White – MSc, PhD (C), University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences Text, email, call, search, Siri, music, camera, social media. Calculator (what? Don’t act like you don’t use it too..) – these days, we use our phones for nearly everything. If you aren’t reading this article on your phone right now, I’m willing

The Stages Of A Woman’s Sleep Life: Menstruation and Menopause

Adriane Cook B.S. Kinesiology, Michigan State University www.balancewithme.com Is it true that men tend to sleep better than woman? Researchers believe “Sex differences in sleep begin at a very early age and women report poorer sleep quality and have higher risk for insomnia than do men.” (Sleep and Women’s Health, National Center for Biotechnology Information,

Sleep Well: Effects on Aging Athletes and Sleep

Hadley Seward – certified sleep consultant and certified health coach Studies show that aging has a tangible effect on the body’s ability to perform, including a gradual loss of muscle mass, a decline in flexibility and balance, and less efficient use of oxygen. Recovery time between also becomes increasingly longer. A decline in performance isn’t

Do physically active people need more sleep?

Hadley Seward – certified sleep consultant and certified health coach Our bodies are hard-wired to require quite a bit of sleep. Without adequate rest, we cannot physically or cognitively function at optimal levels. For athletes or people who exercise regularly, sleep is even more important. Long-term sleep deprivation has been linked to major health problems

Technology's Impact on Your Sleep

4 Ways To Reduce Technology’s Impact On Your Sleep

by Hadley Seward, certified health coach and certified pediatric sleep consultant Limit screen time within two hours of bedtime. Filter the blue light from your devices. Go back to printed books. Expose yourself to lots of natural light during the day. Sleep is one of the most important indicators of our long-term health. However, most