Lack of sleep can nearly double the risk of injury

March 7, 2017 1:36 pm Published by
Not getting enough sleep? Wondering if that can increase risk of injury? Well a recent study from 2014 sheds some light on this among adolescent athletes.A nice graphic showing that athletes who sleep less than 8 hours a night have 1.7 times as much risk of injury compared to those who sleep 8 or more hours. Thanks to Yann LE MEUR for the illustrationSleep and injury

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