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Adverse Effects of Sleep Deprivation ESRS Webinar – Participant Report

16 July 2021  By Diva Ferreira, MD, Head of Pulmonology Department of Centro Hospitalar do Médio Ave, Santo Tirso, Portugal Cátia Reis, PhD, CRC-W – Faculty of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Lisbon, Portugal, IMM & ISAMB – Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, CENC – Sleep Medicine Center, Lisbon, Portugal     This webinar was organized by the ESRS on June 9, 2021, as a virtual event. The event started at 10:00 CEST having as Chair of the session Dr. Marta Gonçalves, member of the Sleep Medicine Committee of the ESRS and Coordinator of the European Project Wake-up Bus, a project focused on raising awareness among the general public of the importance of sleepiness as one of the main causes of …

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Job Opportunity: Research Methodologist – Sleep Revolution

Anywhere/ Remote – Part time Deadline: September 5, 2021   Position Responsibilities We are looking for an experienced Research Methodologist to conduct systematic literature reviews in relation to different sleep related research conducted in the project. These might include reviews in connection to the creation of a European Sleep Scoring manual, quantification of susceptibility of impact on patients and the role of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs), reviews in connection with the development of an online sleep questionnaire and collection of relevant literature for the development of guidelines and position papers. The role will furthermore be involved in a comprehensive literature review to evaluate the current evidence base regarding the components of OSA diagnosis, to review evidence for alternative/additional measurements, and to propose …

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Sleep Science Friday: Sleep and Sports – UEFA recommendations

2 July 2021  Throughout the month of June until mid-July, all of Europe will be closely monitoring the UEFA matches, cheering the teams on, celebrating intermediate wins and getting upset by lost goals. The emotional overload, as well as changes in lifestyle and routine (lack of sleep, hours spent in front of TV watching football matches and their replay etc.) can definitely have an impact on sleep in football fans. However, the long-awaited and stressful period of UEFA games can impact sleep and health in soccer players, too. Sleep loss is commonly observed prior to competition in athletes and can significantly impact their sports performance. Sleep-maintenance strategies and regular individualized sleep hygiene are of great importance (Fullagar et al. (2015)) …

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