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Who Is Sleeping?

The short answer: not many of us, neither student nor student-athlete

In 2016, the NCAA released data showing that when student-athletes were asked how many of the past seven days they had awoken feeling rested, the answers were discouraging. Sleep science already is being used to help athletes spend more time snoozing — an important component of injury recovery, athletic performance and cognitive retention. But the benefits of catching more zzz’s will extend beyond athletics.  

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