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Out Sleep Your Opponents: The Effect Of Sleep On Performance

Dayton Kelly This article was adapted from a combination of speeches given at the European Sports Science Conference 2017, most notably Knufinke, M. et al. . As you probably know, working out when your tired is not fun. That you do not work as hard when you are exhausted is probably something you could have

Exercise Induced Sleep Improvements

Julia Basso Getting a good night’s rest is important for so many aspects of our lives including our overall sense of wellbeing.  The fact that we spend on average 33% of our lives sleeping is an indicator that sleep must serve a very important purpose.  Not surprisingly, research has shown that a variety of physiological

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7 Tips to Get You Sleeping Again

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Sleep Series – Ebook Edition

Gillian White – MSc., PhD (Candidate), University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences Sleep Series Ebook Edition 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

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

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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

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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