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Date PostedAugust 6, 2018

Study Shows One in Three Australians are Socially Jet-lagged

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A new study has revealed that Australians have pretty bad sleeping habits and a lot of it has to do with our phones or more specifically social media.

The study, recently published in the Sleep Medicine journal revealed that 31 per cent of participants had their body clock disrupted on weekends compared to work nights.

Professor Robert Adams, the study’s lead researcher and sleep specialist with the University of Adelaide and the Sleep Health Foundation said a lot of people’s body clocks are out of alignment and as we know this negatively impacts  their health and well-being. 

The professor said the findings show the need for a national inquiry to relieve our sleep loss epidemic.

In the past research suggested that using technology before bed can shorten sleep and increase tiredness.

Source: https://www.menshealth.com.au/one-third-of-australians-sleep-not-lining-up-with-social-commitments

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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