Sleep for Performance

We all know you feel better and are healthier when we have a good night sleep, but did you know sleep has a strong impact on performance too.

All ares of life are effected by sleep. It has a strong impact on performance at school, in sports or on the job.

In Academics, it is not surprising that quality sleep improves academic performance. It may, however, be surprising how much effect it really has on maintaining a consistent sleep cycle.It may, however, be surprising how much effect it really has on maintaining a consistent sleep cycle. Read more…

In Sports, researchers found that increasing an athlete’s sleep duration can significantly improve performance and state of mind. Coaches should be encouraged to make sleep part of any training regimen. In addition, athletes should consider extending their nightly sleep for several weeks to reduce sleep debt before major competitions. Finally, keeping a regular sleep/wake schedule, not only improves athletic performance, but also enhances mental capacities, such as problem-solving, mood and motivation which are critical to top performers. Read more…

At work, sleep deprivation causes you to be drowsy and your work to suffer. It can be dangerous to perform certain tasks at work when being sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation in employees also causes employers to lose productivity. Employers can learn more about the dangerous effects of sleep deprivation in the workforce, what they can do to make employees more productive and how to reduce health-related costs for employees suffering from sleep disorders at FusionHealth.com