Sleep habits in German athletes before important competitions or games

@article{Erlacher2011SleepHI,
  title={Sleep habits in German athletes before important competitions or games},
  author={Daniel Erlacher and Felix Ehrlenspiel and Olufemi Adegbola Adegbesan and Hamdi Galal El-Din},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={859 - 866}
}
Abstract Sleep is generally regarded as a valuable resource for psychological and physiological well-being. Although the effects of sleep on athletic performance have been acknowledged in sport science, few studies have investigated the prevalence of sleep problems and their effects on elite athletes before a sport event. In this study, 632 German athletes from various sports were asked about their sleep habits during the night(s) before an important competition or game. The findings indicate… 
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