How much does lack of sleep increase the risk of injury in young people?

Sleep in very important for many reasons but what effect does it play with injury risk in adolescents?

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  • Gao, B., Dwivedi, S., Milewski, M. D., & Cruz Jr, A. I. (2019). CHRONIC LACK OF SLEEP IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED SPORTS INJURY IN ADOLESCENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 7(3_suppl), 2325967119S00132

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Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

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