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Jairo H. Migueles, Alex V. Rowlands, Florian Huber, Séverine Sabia and Vincent T. van Hees

Human physical activity and sleep are popular areas of research because of their important role in health outcomes ( He, Zhang, Li, Dai, & Shi, 2017 ; Lee et al., 2012 ). Physical activity and sleep have traditionally been quantified with diaries and questionnaires, but wearable sensors have

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Emily Kaier, Danielle Zanotti, Joanne L. Davis, Kathleen Strunk and Lisa DeMarni Cromer

Sleep concerns are prevalent among student-athletes and can result in impaired athletic and academic performance. The current study investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of a brief sleep workshop for student-athletes. Athletes (N = 152) completed baseline and follow-up questionnaires (n = 104) after the intervention. Greater than half of the athletes (51%) who attended the workshops and followup reported at least one change in sleep behaviors. Results revealed a significant decrease in sleepiness from baseline to follow-up and an improvement in daytime functioning. Although athletes reported an increase in problematic sleep hygiene behaviors, they recorded significant increases in sleep knowledge from baseline to follow-up, which was maintained at the second follow-up. These longitudinal data provide evidence that a brief psychoeducation sleep workshop for student-athletes is promising for improving sleep knowledge and daily functioning.

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Natashia Swalve, Brianna Harfmann, John Mitrzyk and Alexander H. K. Montoye

The amount and quality of sleep plays an integral role in overall health ( Irwin, 2015 ). More than 10% of the United States population suffers from a clinically significant sleep disorder, such as insomnia and sleep apnea ( Ram, Seirawan, Kumar, & Clark, 2010 ), which has been estimated to cost up

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Benita J. Lalor, Shona L. Halson, Jacqueline Tran, Justin G. Kemp and Stuart J. Cormack

Numerous strategies are commonly implemented in an attempt to maximize the rate of recovery, including hydrotherapy, compression garments, and individualized nutrition programs. Often underutilized in high-performance environments, given its restorative role, sleep has the potential to assist with

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Sigridur L. Gudmundsdottir

According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers are recommended to sleep for 8 to 10 hours each night ( 13 ). Inadequate sleep duration is believed to have adverse effects on general health and well-being in young people ( 31 ), and a negative effect on athletic performance and recovery ( 10

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Jordan L. Fox, Aaron T. Scanlan, Robert Stanton, Cody J. O’Grady and Charli Sargent

likelihood of successful game outcomes. 2 In regard to recovery, sleep has been proposed as one of the most effective interventions available to players. 3 As such, during periods of intensified training or game play, players’ sleep may require more extensive consideration by basketball practitioners. In

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Anna Pulakka, Eric J. Shiroma, Tamara B. Harris, Jaana Pentti, Jussi Vahtera and Sari Stenholm

comfort for 24-hour wear, enabling measurement of sleep duration and quality, and better detection of light activity related to daily tasks, which may be primarily upper body movements ( Quante et al., 2015 ; Schrack et al., 2016 ; Troiano et al., 2014 ). However, wearing the device 24 hours/day creates

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Tatiana Plekhanova, Alex V. Rowlands, Tom Yates, Andrew Hall, Emer M. Brady, Melanie Davies, Kamlesh Khunti and Charlotte L. Edwardson

A large body of evidence has emerged implicating short sleep duration, poor sleep quality, and later timing of sleep (associated with being an evening chronotype) in all-cause mortality ( Knutson & von Schantz, 2018 ) and in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic risk factors ( Reutrakul & Van Cauter

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Sarah Kölling, Rob Duffield, Daniel Erlacher, Ranel Venter and Shona L. Halson

Sleep is increasingly gaining attention among sport scientists and practitioners as an important element to optimize sport performance and recovery. In fact, the critical importance of sleep’s restorative effects in daily life makes it an integral part of the recovery processes for athletes. 1 For

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Yan Shi, Wendy Yajun Huang, Cindy Hui-Ping Sit and Stephen Heung-Sang Wong

Recent years have seen an increasing interest in the promotion of healthy behaviors including physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior (SB), and sleep. 1 – 3 In 2016, Canada launched the new evidence-based 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for children and youth, 4 shifting the focus from the