The effect of an acute sleep hygiene strategy following a late-night soccer match on recovery of players.

@article{Fullagar2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of an acute sleep hygiene strategy following a late-night soccer match on recovery of players.},
  author={Hugh Head Kelsham Fullagar and Sabrina Skorski and Rob Duffield and Tim Meyer},
  journal={Chronobiology international},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={490-505}
}
Elite soccer players are at risk of reduced recovery following periods of sleep disruption, particularly following late-night matches. It remains unknown whether improving sleep quality or quantity in such scenarios can improve post-match recovery. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of an acute sleep hygiene strategy (SHS) on physical and perceptual recovery of players following a late-night soccer match. In a randomised cross-over design, two highly-trained amateur… CONTINUE READING
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