Athlete Recovery & Sleep

 

An athlete's recovery is very important to enable the best effort to be given in their regular training environment, as well as during times of competition. Sleep is an essential component and is especially crucial during adolescents where the body is growing at a fast rate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Australian Institute of Sport has some great tips for making the most of your sleep - link.

 

The Gatorade Sports Science Institute published an interesting study on sleep and the benefits for elite athletes - link.

 

In a study published in the Sports Medicine Journal in 2014, there were some interesting findings around nutritional interventions that can enhance sleep for athletes - link.

 

Sleep, Athletic Performance and Recovery - an article by the Sleep Foundation - link.

 

Athletic Performance & Sleep - Melbourne Osteopathy Centre - link.

 

Tips for Fast Recovery - swimswam.com - link.

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