Posted by Blue Block Glasses Team on August 30, 2015 . 0 Comments
Sleep and Athletic Performance
The connection between sleep and athletic performance has long been known to researchers. Because athletes go through such grueling physical and mental training regimes – it is crucial for them to get a good night’s rest.
Until recently, sleep was seen as a background variable: athletes were told to get enough sleep but focus on diet, exercise and practice. Now however, the role of sleep and its potential to impact athletic performance is being reassessed.
Improving Sleep by Focusing on Light Exposure
As part of a new program to improve sleep, elite athletes on at least two teams: the Tennessee Volunteers Football Team and the Chicago Fire soccer team have been wearing blue light blocking glasses at night. The glasses help the players block blue light from their phones...