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2011-07-01 13:18:58

Stanford study is the first to document how sleep extension affects the performance of actively competing athletes A study in the July 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that sleep extension is beneficial to athletic performance, reaction time, vigor, fatigue and mood in collegiate basketball players. The study is the first to document sleep extension and the athletic performance of actively competing athletes. Results of objective measurements show that the mean total sleep time per night...