BJSM podcast on athletes and sleep

19 November 2019

Does it affect your sleep if you exercise close to your bedtime?

This insightful two part podcast on sleep looks at when it is too late to exercise and the impact on sleep if you exercise two or four hours before you go to bed.

Travelling time zones can affect the performance of athletes, the podcast discusses thinking about when to travel and changing sleep schedules to counteract this.  Dr Cindy Chang, University of California also talks about the use of wearable technology in assessing an athlete’s sleep and how wearable technology can pick up sleep disorders.

The podcast refers to the National Sleep Foundation website which provides useful information including tips on aiding performance when travelling time zones. Please note that this is a US site.

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