Taking Sleep to Heart

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  • Feb 11, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Administration Building - Room 404

Dr. Jason Carter, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Michigan Technological University


Healthy eating and exercise has been promoted for years; sleep is the third pillar of health. Some studies indicate 70 percent of adolescents are sleep deprived. Other studies draw connections to asthma, diabetes, and increasing chances for strokes and heart attacks. It is also known that alcohol use negatively impacts sleep apnea. This session will focus on the health risks associated with poor sleep habits and what types of behavioral interventions we can do to combat its negative effects.


Taking Sleep to Heart Slideshow