Sleep as a Performance Enhancer

dejan-matijevic-headshot-smallDejan Matijevic is the founder of Healthy Basketball, a current medical student in Tempe, AZ, and a Human Kinetics graduate (University of Windsor). Dejan has had a passion for basketball for over a decade, and is committed to growing the sport the right way. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

It’s about time we go back to basics and take into consideration something we do for 1/3 of our lives (i.e. sleep!) as having serious potential for elevating our athletic performance and well-being.

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Kids These Days, Can’t Even Sleep Right

We recently wrote about the ParticipACTION 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Long story short, as Canadians we didn’t score a good grade.

In fact, it was so bad that ParticipACTION felt the need to develop and introduce the world’s first 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth. And this most recent 24-hour incarnation of the guidelines has an interesting new component: sleep.

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