A Closer Look at Sleep

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.

Webinars & Training

Further reading:

  • 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.