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sports-related concussions | baseline testing

What You Need to Know About Baseline Testing for Concussion

By: AAST Associate Editor
November 30th, 2021

While more research and testing are needed to show the correlation between lack of sleep and sports-related concussions (SRCs), as noted in part one of the Sleep and Sports-Related Concussion series, baseline concussion tests on athletes can help identify the effects of post-concussion syndrome and sleep disturbances.

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concussion recovery | sports-related concussions

The Relationship Between Sleep Issues and Sports-Related Concussions

By: AAST Associate Editor
November 23rd, 2021

This article is based on the content provided in the Using Baseline Symptoms of Athlete Sleep to Help Interpret Post-Concussion Recovery presentation provided by Brendan Duffy, RPSGT, RST, CCSH.

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daylight savings time | seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Effects on Sleep in Autumn and Winter

By: AAST Associate Editor
November 4th, 2021

We know that as the days get shorter, we tend to sleep longer — and that the tendency to sleep longer in autumn and winter is only exacerbated for those of us with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). However, there are some sleep benefits we experience when leaving the summer months behind such as the return to standard time, a decrease in air pollution and lower temperatures, all of which can help our bodies fall asleep.

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STAW | Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 2021 Honorees: Part 5

By: AAST Associate Editor
October 29th, 2021

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STAW | Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 2021 Honorees: Part 4

By: AAST Associate Editor
October 28th, 2021

Throughout STAW, we will be highlighting a few of our 2021 Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week Honorees. These honorees have been nominated by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the sleep industry and community.

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STAW | Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 2021 Honorees: Part 3

By: AAST Associate Editor
October 27th, 2021

Throughout STAW, we will be highlighting a few of our 2021 Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week Honorees. These honorees have been nominated by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the sleep industry and community.

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STAW | Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 2021 Honorees: Part 2

By: AAST Associate Editor
October 26th, 2021

Throughout Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week (STAW), we will be highlighting a few of our 2021 STAW honorees. These honorees have been nominated by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the sleep industry and community.

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STAW | Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week

Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week 2021 Honorees: Part 1

By: AAST Associate Editor
October 25th, 2021

Throughout Sleep Technologists Appreciation Week (STAW), we will be highlighting a few of our 2021 STAW honorees. These honorees have been nominated by their peers for their hard work and dedication to the sleep industry and community.  

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CCSH | Dear AAST

Dear AAST: What Are the New CCSH Modules?

By: AAST Associate Editor
September 23rd, 2021

Dear AAST,

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sleep disorder breathing and children | pediatric sleep

Pediatric Sleep Development and Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

By: AAST Associate Editor
September 16th, 2021

Sleep in the pediatric population is ever-changing with sleep-specific characteristics and behaviors constantly changing as the child grows. In order to properly treat pediatric patients, sleep technologists need to have a thorough understanding of the stages of sleep development and know the signs of abnormal sleep behaviors.

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