The importance of sleep for teenagers

I’ve recently been talking to parents and coaches throughout Australia about the vital role that sleep plays in human development.  Forget all the performance enhancing drugs – sleep will probably aid performance more than all the fancy peptides, calves blood etc.  All these footy teams that are looking for 1% extra might be better off encouraging their athletes to get more sleep, instead of asking them to attend sponsor functions with booze, late nights (leading then to nightclubs, fights, social media gaffes).  Here’s an interesting article.

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