Sleep is as important as training for athletes of all ages and skill levels in order to achieve your full potential. Whether you are an NBA player or an up-and-coming hoopster, there are a few things to keep in mind about sleep.
1.) Rest helps the body heal and re-energize
2.) Maintaining a consistent sleep cycle is important
3.) Sleep helps you think clearly and make good decisions
UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers teamed up this year to launch the first Sound Body Sound Mind #TeamUCLALakers Challenge. Students submitted a short essay or video about the importance of physical fitness, physical education class, and respecting their school and neighborhood environment. Read more >