Studies on Sleep and Recovery for Athletes

Sleep and Recovery An applicable approach to a lifestyle of recovery and rest for athletes

John Underwood, Director

Life of an Athlete, Human Performance Project 


7 Ways Sleep Powers Athletic Performance

Dr. Michael Breus, PhD

The Sleep Doctor


5 Areas sleep has the greatest impact on athletic performance

Fatigue Science

Sleep Science & Technology


Moderate sleep deprivation produces impairments in cognitive and motor performance equivalent to legally prescribed levels of alcohol intoxication

A. Williamson & A. Feyer, Authors

Occupational Environmental Medicine


Chronic lack of sleep is associated with increased sports injuries in adolescent athletes

DL Skaggs, MD

Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics


Ongoing Study continues to show that extra sleep improves athletic performance

Kathleen McCann

American Academy of Sleep Medicine


Sleep and the elite athlete

Shona L. Halson, PhD

Gatorade Sports Science Institute


Sleep, Recovery, and Performance:  The new Frontier in High-Performance Athletics

Charles Samuels, MD

Centre for Sleep & Human Performance


Sleep and athletic performance:  The effects of sleep loss on exercise performance, and physiological and cognitive responses to exercise

Hugh Fullagar, Author

University of Technology Sydney, ResearchGate