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Do players in the NBA Finals need more sleep?

Were you up late watching the NBA Finals last night? So were the players! Everyone is talking about fatigue and how many minutes LeBron James is playing per game. What about how much he and the other players are sleeping? More Sleep = Better Shooting Percentage Believe it or not, getting the right amount [...]

By |2017-05-01T20:09:35+00:00May 1st, 2017|From The Doctor, Sleep|Comments Off on Do players in the NBA Finals need more sleep?

Better sleep helped Chris Froome win the Tour de France

“Quality sleep, cyclists know, can be a powerful performance enhancer.” -Wall Street Journal, July 27, 2015 Impressive statement, right?  That quote was from this article in Monday’s Wall Street Journal, about how Chris Froome and his team won the Tour de France on Sunday.  What caught my eye was a prominent display quote that [...]

By |2017-05-01T20:13:10+00:00May 1st, 2017|Sleep|Comments Off on Better sleep helped Chris Froome win the Tour de France

Can Coaches Improve College Football Playoff Rankings with Better Sleep?

With college football season starting soon, coaches are looking for every advantage over the competition. A recent Wall Street Journal article “College Football Wakes Up to a New Statistic: Sleep” reports a fresh way teams are improving performance of their athletes: monitoring and improving their sleep. If coach sees you tweeting at 3am the [...]

By |2017-05-01T20:09:17+00:00May 1st, 2017|Sleep|Comments Off on Can Coaches Improve College Football Playoff Rankings with Better Sleep?