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10 Things You Should Know About Sleep [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Even though many experts recommend eight hours of sleep a night, getting that much rest often seems impossible. This program offers ten scientific ways to get quality sleep, and more of it. These techniques include sleep restriction programs for people with insomnia, explained by Professor Colin Espie of the University of Glasgow's Sleep Centre; fasting to beat jet lag, presented by Harvard's Dr. Patrick Fuller; and simple, full-body relaxation techniques, demonstrated by physiotherapist Sammy Margo. Features celebrities such as comedian Russell Kane, world-record-setting yachtswoman Dee Caffari, and British TV presenter Kate Silverton.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
50 min.
Language
English
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 17, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Ten things you should know about sleep
Contents
  • Core Temperature and Sleep (1:19)
  • Warm Bath Before Bedtime (1:52)
  • Insomnia (1:36)
  • Sleep Restriction (1:35)
  • Destructive Sleep Patterns (1:20)
  • Cure for Insomnia (1:41)
  • Sleep for Solo Sailor (2:13)
  • Nap Time on the Open Sea (1:36)
  • Snoring: Bad for Health (1:25)
  • Aids for Snorers (0:50)
  • Heavy Snorers (1:08)
  • Sleep Laboratories (1:51)
  • Sleep Stages (1:11)
  • Alcohol, Caffeine, and Sleep (1:34)
  • Tips for Good Sleep (0:45)
  • Early Risers (1:21)
  • Receptor Cells and Wakefulness (1:34)
  • Power of Daylight (1:22)
  • Help for Early Risers (1:16)
  • Food and Sleep (1:19)
  • Carbohydrates and Sleep (1:28)
  • Proteins and Sleep (0:50)
  • Jet Lag (1:04)
  • How to Beat Jet Lag (1:11)
  • Restricted Food Intake (1:05)
  • Hot to Re-Set a Body Clock (0:57)
  • Cure for Jet Lag (1:10)
  • Fasting and Jet Lag (1:36)
  • Lack of Sleep (1:27)
  • Blood Cortisol Levels (1:13)
  • Relaxation Therapy for Sleep (1:38)
  • Muscle Relaxing Technique (1:26)
  • Herbal Sleep Remedies (1:51)
  • Herbal Potions and Sleep (1:35)
  • Benefits of Herbal Remedies (0:41)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2009.
Publisher no.
40707 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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