Running and Fitness With Raj

# 56 – Dr. Charles Samuels, renowned sleep expert, on the importance of sleep on health and athletic performance

June 07, 2021 Rajagopal Anapuzha Episode 56
Running and Fitness With Raj
# 56 – Dr. Charles Samuels, renowned sleep expert, on the importance of sleep on health and athletic performance
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Episode Summary
Dr. Charles Samuels, renowned sleep expert, on the importance of sleep on health and athletic performance

Show Notes
01:50 – Dr. Samuels introduces himself 
08:45 – Applicability of sleep research on recreational athletes
11:50 – Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire
15:05 – Biggest cause for poor sleep: electronic screens 
20:45 – How to set yourself up for good sleep
25:35 – Other factors that influence sleep like nutrition, hydration and caffeine
29:55 – Views on Napping
36:40 – Tracking sleep using wearables
41:35 – Views on sleep types: ‘larks’, neutrals and ‘night owls’
46:05 – Resources recommendation

Follow Dr. Charles Samuels
Centre for Sleep & Human Performance: https://centreforsleep.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/centreforsleepandhumanperformance/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CentreforSleep
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-centre-for-sleep-and-human-performance/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/centreforsleep/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Centreforsleep

Recommendations on resources
Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire
Podcast: Krush Performance by Jeff Krushell – http://krushperformance.com/
Book: Sink into Sleep by Judith Davidson - Amazon Link
Websites: Canadian Sleep Society and National Sleep Foundation
Paper in British Journal of Sports Medicine

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Dr. Samuels introduces himself
Applicability of sleep research on recreational athletes
Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire
Biggest cause for poor sleep: electronic screens
How to set yourself up for good sleep
Other factors that influence sleep like nutrition, hydration and caffeine
Views on Napping
Tracking sleep using wearables
Views on sleep types: ‘larks’, neutrals and ‘night owls’
Resources recommendation