Chronic Lack of Sleep is Associated With Increased Sports Injuries in Adolescent Athletes

  title={Chronic Lack of Sleep is Associated With Increased Sports Injuries in Adolescent Athletes},
  author={M. Milewski and D. Skaggs and G. A. Bishop and J. Pace and David A. Ibrahim and T. Wren and Audrius Barzdukas},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics},
  • M. Milewski, D. Skaggs, +4 authors Audrius Barzdukas
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • BACKGROUND Much attention has been given to the relationship between various training factors and athletic injuries, but no study has examined the impact of sleep deprivation on injury rates in young athletes. [...] Key Method Online surveys were completed by 112 adolescent athletes (70% completion rate), including 54 male and 58 female athletes with a mean age of 15 years (SD=1.5; range, 12 to 18 y).Expand Abstract

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