Photo: Perfect Game

Baseball and Role of Sleep

General : : General
Kevin Barr        
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Role of Sleep for Baseball Players

 Allows body to recover & repair.

•  Optimizes immune-system function.

•  Stimulates release of growth hormone.

•  Improves pain-tolerance.

Consequences of Sleep-Deprivation in Baseball Players

 Decrease in baseball skill-performance, strength, & speed.

•  Increased risk-of-injury.

•  Decrease in mental-focus & concentration.

Sleep-Guidelines for Baseball Players

 Sleep 8 hours per night.

•  Keep standardized wake-up time.

•  Take 10-minute nap when possible.

•  Read, listen to music, or take warm-shower prior to sleep.

•  Avoid caffeine & high-protein meals prior to sleep.

To receive unlimited one-year membership access for $50.00 to TheBBR, please visit the page shown in the URL below and enter the coupon code
PG2012. http://thebbr.com/athletic-development-program-sign-up.html

Recent Related Articles
14u Rosters on MLB Roundtrip
The rosters for the 2017 14u PG Select Baseball Festival will be announced on this week's episode of MLB Roundtrip with Perfe... READ 
PG and BA Join Forces
Perfect Game is proud to announce a new partnership with Baseball America aimed at growing the game at the youth level hoping... READ 
PG Partners With Diamond Kinetics
PERFECT GAME PARTNERS WITH DIAMOND KINETICS Pittsburgh-Based Company Becomes Exclusive Motion Technology Partner For Basebal... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
14u Rosters on MLB Roundtrip
The rosters for the 2017 14u PG Select Baseball Festival will be announced on this week's episode of MLB Roundtrip with Perfe... READ 
PG and BA Join Forces
Perfect Game is proud to announce a new partnership with Baseball America aimed at growing the game at the youth level hoping... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Terms of Use :: Privacy Policy :: Site Map :: Testimonials
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.