n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Sleep for performance and recovery in athletes : sleep
|Article Title||Sleep for performance and recovery in athletes : sleep|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jul 2008|
|Pages||331 - 333|
In their quest for excellence, athletes have to cope with tough training programmes, and perform well in competitions on a regular basis. Players from top clubs may have additional commitments such as inter-provincial league matches and tournaments, or representing their country in international competitions. The repetitive and seemingly unrelenting match fixtures, often combined with the stress of travel, might push athletes beyond their physiological and psychological limits.
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