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Athletes Sleep

My Q and A With Cheri Mah, Who's Helping Top Athletes Elevate Their Game by Getting More Sleep

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.17.2015 | Sports
Arianna Huffington

Cheri Mah of the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Laboratory is a highly sought expert in the sports world. In answer to my questions, she shared insights on how athletes at every level can boost performance by getting more sleep, what's behind the recent surge in interest in athletes' sleep habits and how non-athletes can incorporate these lessons into their lives.

My Q and A With W. Chris Winter, Sleep Whisperer to Some of the World's Top Athletes

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Perhaps more than any other group, athletes have fully embraced sleep as a performance enhancement tool. Top athletes are, of course, all about results. So there's no better place than the world of sports to see the tangible effects of sleep (including pre-game naps) on performance.

Jordan Schultz

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes have bee...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Napping Serves Vital Role In Players' Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

It is 3:00 p.m. on a chilly February afternoon in Minneapolis and the Utah Jazz are trying to hang on to the final playoff seed in the Western Confere...

Which Team Has The 'Circadian Advantage'?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

As a sleep researcher who focuses on how sleep affects elite athlete, I have studied the effects of travel and disrupted sleep on athletes for many years. The combination of cross-country travel and athletic performance is not pretty. Travel and circadian timing matter.

Sports' Secret Weapon?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Athletes at all levels of play have access to a powerful tool to improve their performance, one that won't break any laws or put anyone's health at risk. What's this wonder drug? Sleep.