Sleep4Performance Radio

Season 1 #Episode 18: Tim Smithies Optimizing Sleep & Performance in Super Rugby

March 27, 2018

Tim Smithies recently completed his BSc (Hons) at the University of Western Australia. Supervised by Dr. Ian Dunican, Dr. Jennifer Walsh and Prof. Peter Eastwood, his honours project was with the former Super Rugby team (and most travelled professional sporting team in the world) the Western Force, and aimed to assess how long distance international travel affects the sleep of Super Rugby players. Furthermore, the project assessed how this travel can affect the team's game performance. Tim also plays premier grade cricket in Perth, and is travelling to the U.K. this year to play cricket.

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