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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | school Richard Tasker | Scoop.it
Teen sleep cycles may not match family and school schedules. Help them synchronize.
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http://healthyliving.msn.com/health-wellness/teen-sleep-why-is-your-teen-so-tired-1


A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep


A) 9 hours of sleep is needed

a) children fall asleep  around 8-9 pm

a) adolescents fall asleep around 11pm or later


C) staying up late

c) hard to wake in the morning

c) body clock is off a bit

c) socializing late at night

c) getting less than 9 hours of sleep

c) part-time jobs

c) homework

c) early classes

c)extracurricular activities

c) social demands

c) electronics

c) medication side effects also may have a effect on sleep


S) get to bed at the same time weekday and weekend

s) adjust the lighting

s) stick to a certain bedtime

s) 30 minute naps after school or work etc...

s) try not to consume too much caffeine

s) try and keep calm

s) know when to stop using electronics tv's, phones, computer etc...


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My Nose Made Me Buy It: How Retailers Use Smell (and Other Tricks) to Get You to Spend, Spend, Spend | TIME.com

My Nose Made Me Buy It: How Retailers Use Smell (and Other Tricks) to Get You to Spend, Spend, Spend | TIME.com | school Richard Tasker | Scoop.it
Think you're using your head to make purchases? Think again.
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Sifferlin, Alexandra, and Alexandra Sifferlin. "My Nose Made Me Buy It: How Retailers Use Smell (and Other Tricks) to Get You to Spend, Spend, Spend | TIME.com."Time. Time, n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2014.

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | school Richard Tasker | Scoop.it
High school athletes are more at risk of concussions than their collegiate counterparts, a study finds.
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http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/31/health/athletes-concussions/index.html?iref=allsearch

 

D = dangers of concussions

G = guidelines for students to return to activities

S = suggestions for solving the problem of concussions

 

d) Funded in part by the National Football League, it found high school athletes who played football, lacrosse, soccer and baseball were more likely to experience concussions than college-age players.


s) 

 stronger data collection;

• better metrics and diagnosis for concussions in young people;

• more studies assessing the long-term effects of repetitive head trauma;

• possible rule changes to make sports safer;

• more research looking at how the number and time between concussions affects the brain;

• increased efforts to change the culture and encourage reporting of symptoms and concussions.

 

g) The state laws are all over the board. They have different stipulations, different reporting requirements. 

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tips for sleepy teens

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=advance&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=20&edition=&ts=825FB7B94EDE9B40455D39EB04F770C1_1389818036653&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B196023309

 


A = Amount of sleep needed

C = Causes of tiredness

S = Suggestions for improving sleep


A) 9 hours

A) try to be asleep at 11pm

A) and get by before dawn which school schedule may affect that

A) wake up at 8am but 10am if out of bounds



C) computers

C) tv's

C) staying up late

 



S) try to make a new routine for next year

S) switch responsibilities make it their job to wake up on time

S) educate them make them have a sleep log

S) don't let weekends affect them too much let them only get 2 hours of sleep more than normally

S) light n the morning and darkness when falling asleep

S) make a accuse like don't give them a ride

 

 

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Concussions: What you should know

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=advance&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=19&edition=&ts=0213A98DA46D0F1F52FD812A078DCFC7_1389569728828&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B212221048

 

D = dangers of concussions

G = guidelines for students to return to activities

S = suggestions for solving the problem of concussions  d) cognitive symptoms, which might include trouble with memory, attention, or learning; sleep problems, including too much, too little, or trouble falling asleep; head pain, including migraines and sensitivity to light and noise; and emotional symptoms such as irritability, lack of impulse control, severe anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts.

 

g) The brain is more vulnerable to damage before it is fully myelinated. The heads of younger children are large relative to their bodies and their necks not as strong, which causes more movement upon impact, potentially causing more injury to the brain.

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