Good sleep seminars to be offered to students
Students are to be given seminars on how to have a good
Concerns remain that too many university goers fail to get enough
rest, especially when they are studying for exams.
In an effort to curb this practice, colleges across the US are
seeking to increase awareness about the need for people to go to bed at a good time by supplying ear
plugs, sleep shades and napping lessons.
LeeAnn Hamilton, assistant director of health promotion and
preventive services at the University of Arizona, told the
Associted Press: "The average student is functioning with a
clinical sleep disorder."
She added research carried out by the university discovered
scholars are getting on average 6.5 hours of sleep a night,
although the quality of slumber decreased over the course of the
It comes after a recent study by the University of California, Los
Angeles discovered that sacrificing sleep in favour of extra study
actually has long-term disadvantages for students.
Posted by Elizabeth Mewes