Who needs sleep? You have lessons to study, friends to see, and limited hours in the day. What’s a student athlete to do? Well, turns out sleep can actually help you become a better student and better athlete!

  • Sleep helps the body repair the damage it incurred during the day.
  • Sleep can reduce the chance of injury.
  • Sleeping makes a person more creative.
  • And more!

And while you’re talking to college coaches, it’s important to be at your best.   Coaches will want student athletes who are sharp and quick thinkers. When you’ve had enough rest, you are prepared for any questions thrown your way.

For more reasons sleep will help you become a better athlete and student, read this article from Swimming World Magazine. While it references swimming athletes, the information applies to all sports!