Monday, December 23, 2019

Quality and Quantity of Sleep

Estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are that 35% of Americans are getting insufficient sleep—and that this is not only a serious problem but may be getting worse. The quality of sleep is important as well as the quantity of sleep., both of which can be related to developing healthy sleep habits. Studies have shown that “sleep extension” as well as napping can boost athletic performance (and likely performance in general) as well as recovery from the performance. Sleep extension (obtaining extra sleep for a few nights or even weeks) can help with reparation.

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