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Why Sleep is the Best Medicine for Concussions

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The movie “Concussion” has recently brought the debate over the risk of concussions in the NFL front of mind for athletes, the media, and football fans. The NFL, college and high school football teams are looking for ways to keep the sport alive while minimizing the risk of brain injury for football players. Dartmouth College […]

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N.B.A. Players Swear by the Game-Day Nap

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Europeans are much more open to the mid-day nap than Americans. For Spaniards, the siesta is a time to catch up with friends at a café, go home for a quick nap, or just take an hour or so to unwind mid-day. In America, regular napping is only culturally acceptable for children, seniors, and “lazy” […]

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Sport Fans and Sleep Deprivation

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Are you a diehard sports fan? Do you find yourself staying up extremely late, even on work nights, to watch the last minutes of an intense rivalry? Chances are even when the game is over you’re either too excited or stressed over the game’s outcome to get your much-needed shut-eye. Of course, you could be […]

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Have a Case of the Super Bowl Mondays?

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Ok, so the big day is upon us. The Seattle Seahawks will face the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium this Sunday, Feb. 2nd, and our guess is you’re going to watch it. For millions, it is must see TV. Kickoff for the big game is scheduled for 6:25 ET, and according to recent reports, is […]

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The NBA Tracks Player Fatigue with new STAT Solution

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The NBA and STATS LLC have announced they have expanded their already existing partnership to install STATS’ SportVU Player Tracking technology in every NBA facility beginning with the 2013-2014 season. SportVU tracking provides statistics on players, teams and the ball. The innovative tracking solution will provide both player and team evaluation through online and app […]

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Lack of Sleep Linked to Teen Athletic Injuries

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It’s a commonly known fact: teens don’t like to go to bed early, in fact, it can be a struggle getting them to bed before midnight on a school night. With that being said, if you have or know anyone who has teens participating in sports, you can understand how necessary sleep is to restore […]

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Former NFL Players Line Up to Tackle Sleep Apnea

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The “Tackle Sleep Apnea” program consists of some notable NFL players including Super Bowl Champions Tony Dorsett and Derek Kennard. A part of the National Sleep Apnea Awareness Campaign, the program was brought to life by David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and owner of Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab. Gergen is highly revered […]

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Sleep Batter, Batter. Sleep!

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Major League Baseball’s season is a long, grueling one. Thirty teams compete in a 162 game schedule while traveling from coast to coast, even crossing the border into Canada to play. And, while there are some perks to being a professional ball player, there are also some downsides. Many professional ball players report not being […]

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Athletes Fight Sleep with Sleep Aids

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Millions of people suffer from sleep disorders. To think our heralded athletes are any different would be ignoring the facts. The truth is that many well known and established athletes are suffering from lack of or poor sleep. When the last shot is taken, the final whistle is blown and the plaudits for the winning […]

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College Hoopers Boost Performance with More Sleep

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The college basketball season is heating up, but do you feel your team is ice cold when it comes to their performance on the court? All of those hours training in the gym and practicing their free throws are surely beneficial but what about their time sleeping? The pressure of being a college athlete presents […]

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