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Peak Sleep Performance for Athletes

The Cutting-edge Sleep Science That Will Guarantee a Competitive Advantage | 5 CEU/CEC
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Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Athletic Trainers: Category A | 5 CEU
Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) Course Expiry: Dec 31, 2025
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Professionals: 5 CEC
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Course Expiry: Dec 31, 2024

Explore the sleep secrets of elite athletes as you discover the Pyramid of Peak Sleep Performance.

  • Level I: Identify sleep saboteurs, including the impact of concussions on sleep, sleep disorders, mental health disorders, pain, alcohol and other substance use, medical conditions, and medications.
  • Level II: Understand sleep metrics/ measurements. Harness the power of sleep diaries, wearable sleep trackers, sleep testing and technologies to diagnose sleep disorders, and specific athlete sleep screening tools.
  • Level III: Examine general sleep practices. These include the ideal bedroom environment and the impact of specific lifestyle factors on sleep (diet, medications, substance use, light exposure and more).
  • Level IV: Identify specific sleep strategies for elite athletes, to achieve the pinnacle of sleep performance. Sleep promoting strategies such as light blocking, arousal reduction strategies, and the best sleep supplements.

Understand alertness promoting strategies such as caffeine, light therapy, and timed training, as well as how to ‘bank’ sleep by strategic napping and prescribed sleep extension, the impact of your chronotype (morning birds versus night owls), and how to adjust your sleep rhythms. The finale is the impact of travel on performance, the 10 concepts of travel to remember, and specific travel strategies so that you arrive at the venue at your biological peak.

Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend and implement the Pyramid of Peak Sleep Performance.
  • Implement sleep promoting strategies to achieve the pinnacle of sleep performance.
  • Identify alertness promoting strategies, including how to bank sleep and adjust sleep rhythms.

Exam & Book Info

  • Exam: 60 true/false statements. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
  • Kindle eBook: ASIN: B085R72QQM. Accessible in the U.S. only. You must have an active amazon account. The email associated with your active amazon account, must be the same email used for this order. Kindle eBooks can be viewed on Androids, iPhones, iPads, PCs, Macs, etc. Enjoy Kindle eBooks on any device with the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, PC and Mac, and on Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets. Learn more here.
  • Book: Paperback, 276pp. Mar 2020. ISBN-13: 979-8624274655

Continuing Education Info

  • Accepted by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) and may be used towards the continuing education (CE) requirement for Athletic Trainers (ATC). View more here.
  • Accepted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and may be used towards the continuing education credit (CEC) requirement for ACSM professionals. View more here.
  • Level of difficulty: 4/Mastery
  • Learning Domains: 1, 2
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