Taking a Closer Look at Sleep
Sleep plays an essential role in middle childhood well-being, but it isn’t always easy to ensure kids are getting enough of it, or the best quality rest.
In this webinar, HELP Director Kim Schonert-Reichl reviews the latest research on sleep in middle childhood and explores findings from our own collected MDI data.
- Research on sleep duration, quality, and school start times in Canada:
RCI interviews Geneviève Gariépy, one of the authors of this study:
Gariépy, G., Janssen, I., Sentenac, M., Elgar, F.J. (2017) School start time and sleep in Canadian adolescents. Journal of Sleep Research, 26(2):195-201
- On shorter telomeres in children:
New Scientist magazine explores the effects of poor sleep at the chromosomal level;
see the 2017 study in the Journal of Pediatrics.