Episode 178 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss Sleep and the Athlete with Professor Neil Walsh (Liverpool John Moores University, UK).

Discussion topics Include:

  • What is sleep, and why do we need it
  • Methods to assess sleep quantity & quality: from the sleep lab to wearables
  • Sleep and athlete health & performance
  • Strategies to improve sleep (from “sleep hygiene” to nutrition)
  • The “sleep toolbox” for practitioners

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