29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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Sleep for Recovery and Performance in Elite Athletes

By Mr. Richard Swinbourne

The presentation will provide an overview of sleep, its functions and importance for elite athletes. An over view of the literature concerning sleep and elite athletes will be provided, including characterizing their sleep, identified sleep issues and strategies to enhance sleep quality. In particular, sleep hygiene, sleep extension and nutritional strategies to enhance sleep will be discussed. The ultimate aim of the presentation is to raise awareness of this essential pillar of athlete performance, and to provide some functional tools that can be applied to the elite environment.

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