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The role of sleep in athletic performance

sleep and athletic performance

While much focus has been placed on attaining optimum levels of performance through better exercise routines, nutrition and recovery techniques, it is only recently that attention has turned to the role sleep has to play. Research at Stanford University found that achieving nine hours of effective sleep improved basketball players’ performance by as much as […]

Uncovering the science behind sleep

sleep science

We do it every single day of our lives, almost without exception. Yet we are still only just beginning to scratch the surface of exactly why we need sleep and how it benefits us. Recent studies have shown that sleep affects every part of our lives: from concentration to weight control, memory to physical recovery. […]

Get into bed with sleep science

Sleep science

We spend around a third of our lives asleep and it plays a critical role in our physical and mental health, yet it is very often the most neglected part of our well-being. Professor Jason Ellis, leading sleep expert at Northumbria University’s Centre for Sleep Research and Director of Sleep Science at Mammoth Technologies, answers our […]