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Is 7 Hours Sleep Enough for Athletes?

Dr Dale Rae discusses the importance of sleep for athletes and provides recommendations and interventions for sleep optimisation for athletes.
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Dale Rae

Senior lecturer at UCT and director of Sleep Science
Email:  info@sleepscience.co.za
Phone:  021 650 4561 or 021 650 4577
About  dALE
Dr Rae is a Senior Researcher at the Health through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sport Research Centre, within the Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa and the Director of Sleep Science at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. She obtained a PhD from UCT in 2007 and has worked at UCT ever since.
She is particularly interested in how sleep is associated with health, disease and obesity, and the relationship between sleep, the body clock and physical performance. Dr Rae has established her own Sleep and Chronobiology research group at UCT, collaborates with local and international researchers, has attracted funding, graduated students and produced many peer-reviewed publications in this field.
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