805: Faster, Higher, Stronger—Sleep and Athletic Performance

Time Block P - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am
Presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
Session Format: Lecture

Sleep is an athlete’s natural steroid. During proper sleep, human growth hormone is secreted, which has dramatic effects on human performance. Sleep has been shown to improve reaction time, mood, recovery, and sprint time, not to mention decreasing daytime fatigue. If professional athletes use sleep as a performance tool, your clients can, too. This compelling lecture will take you through the essentials of how to counsel clients to improve their sleep and performance.


Mike Bracko, EdD

IDEA Author/Presenter
My passion is working with hockey players to improve their skating performance. I do this with on-i... more less