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Sleep & Sports Performance

Sleep underpins optimal waking performance. Elite sports can be concerned with millisecond response, millimetre precision, extended endurance tactical awareness. Sleep and the biological clock affect all of these.
When Nov 14, 2012
from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Royal Society Medicine (RSM), London
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Provisional Programme - Royal Society of Medicine, Sleep Medicine Section. 14th November 2012.

09:25
Dr Chris Idzikowski Edinburgh Sleep Centre Introduction
09:30
Dr Mike  Loosemore UCL & English Institute of Sports what the sports physician would like to know about sleep?
09:45
Dr Chris Idzikowski Edinburgh Sleep Centre Why & how sleep affects sports performance
10:05
Prof Greg Atkinson Tees University Light & bright light therapy
10:35
Dr B Edwards Liverpool John Moores University Minimising circadian variation and the effects of partial sleep deprivation on athletic performance
11:05
Refreshment break
11:30
Prof Jim Horne Loughborough University Sleep, exercise and the brain
12:00
Drs L Reyner & A Whale Loughborough University Sleep to win'
12:30
Prof Derk-Jan Dijk Surrey University Sleep physiology & the Olympian
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Dr Jason Ellis Northumbria University The impact of sleep and nutrition on sports performance
14:3
Dr Samuel J Oliver Bangor University The interactions between sleep, sport and the immune system
15:00
Break
15:30
Prof Jim Waterhouse Liverpool John Moores University The impact of Ramadan on sleep and sports performance: insights
16:00
Lead by TBC
Instrumentation
16:30
Panel Discussion
Workshop – understanding your sport, the athlete and the data!
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