Reuters: Poor sleep linked to longer concussion recovery in kids

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Getting a good sleep each night after a sports-related concussion might be linked to a shorter recovery time in adolescents, new research suggests. Young athletes who slept well after a concussion were more likely to recover within two weeks, while those who slept poorly were more likely to endure symptoms for 30 days or more, according to research presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Orlando, Florida. (November 5, 2018)

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