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November-December 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Sleep for Improved Athletic Performance

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ2013114

Description

If you are skipping out on sleep in order to train more, you may want to rethink your strategy. This quiz offers an in-depth look at how sleep affects athletic performance. After taking this course, you will have a better understanding of why sleep matters and how it affects the body. You will learn how sleep is an important component for all parts of life and can contribute to weight changes, sickness and physical abilities.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFAA
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
NASM
0.10
NCCPT
0.10
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
NSCA
0.10
NSPA
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

    After reading this article, you should be able to:
  1. Identify the stages and cycles of healthy sleep and why it’s important for health, fitness and improved sports performance.
  2. Define what healthy sleep is and how many hours are needed for optimal health and fitness.
  3. Evaluate the risks of poor sleep and lack of sleep as it relates to obesity, unhealthy eating habits and diseases.
  4. Discuss the benefits of proper sleep for improved fitness, weight loss/management and sports performance.
  5. Apply the research showing that getting more sleep can improve sports performance.

Course Content

November-December 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Sleep for Improved Athletic PerformanceOnline Test
Sleep: The Athlete’s SteroidArticle

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