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Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired?

Teen sleep: Why is your teen so tired? | School - Cooper Perkett | 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

 

C: Internal clock can cause sleepieness. After puberty, a teen may not feel sleepy until 11 p.m. or later.

 

A: most teens need about 9 hours of sleep a night.

 

A: in a study, 10% of teens sleep less than 6 hours a night. 

 

C: Socail needs, extracurricular activities and early classes can lead to a lack of sleep.

 

C:  tiredness can lead to deadly car crashes, difficulty to learn or concentrate and mood swings and behavioral problems.

 

S: some things to do before bed is to dim the lights and have them off when you sleep. have a regular sleeping pattern and dont drink caffine.

 

S: wind down before bed and be sure to stay off electronics before bed.

 

S: if you are worried about your teens sleep habbits, see a doctor.

 

C: Stress and depression can also lead to a teen not getting enough sleep at night.

 

S: short naps during the day can improve your alertness, do not make them too long because this can affect the amount of sleep you get at night and your ability to fall asleep.

 

 

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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 - Cooper Perkett | Scoop.it
Think you're using your head to make purchases? Think again.
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http://healthland.time.com/2013/12/16/my-nose-made-me-buy-it-how-retailers-use-smell-and-other-tricks-to-get-you-to-spend-spend-spend/

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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

 

S-G: students should take a brake in school before picking up the whole workload after a concussion

 

D: children more at risk than adults because they are still devoloping and they are not as strong

 

S-G: start to work your way into the sport you are competeing in

 

S-G: Many tests are now being given for the before and after affect at schools

 

D: injury to the brain could cause many more problems down the road

 

G: doctors will give you your final condition after many scannings and about how you feel

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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: Teens need to get 9 hours of sleep a night.

 

C: a teens body is ready to go to sleep at 11 P.M.

 

C: school may make students wake up before dawn causing them to be tired.

 

C: Teens are in the deepest phase of sleep right as there parents are nagging them to wake up.

 

S: try and make your teen get up by themselves.

 

S: do not walk in there room many times a morning because they know you are there as a security blanket to help get them out the door.

 

S: Get them into a pattern of sleeping. 

 

S: educate them on the amount of sleep they are getting and how unhealthy it is.

 

S: on the weekends, do not change your internal clock. a change can lead to an unbalance and may make it harder for your body to fall asleep at rational times during the week.

 

A: do not let your teen sleep past 10 a.m. on the weekends.

 

S: Tell them not to look at a screen before bed because it will keep them up.

 

S: tell them that if they dont get up that you will not bring them to school or help them out, then follow through.

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High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions

High school athletes found more vulnerable to concussions | School - Cooper Perkett | 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: players that are in college arent as likely to report a concussion because they are more committed to the sport

 

D-G: if you get a concussion, you are more likely to get another one

 

G: changes are being made to sports to make them safer

 

D: Kids are neglecting contact sports such as football because of the injurys

 

S: laws are made about high school concussions in 49 states

 

G: they are saying that the laws are being put in place but are not being inforced.

 

D: womans ice hockey had the most concussions, - gear isnt good enough and concussions arent being watched.

 

D: girls have higher conussion rates over all

 

S: girls should wear better protective gear to help keep them safe

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