- Duration2 weeks
- Weekly study2 hours
- Digital upgradeFree
Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions and Strategies Teach-Out
Learn how to sleep better with these solutions and strategies
Sleep deprivation is a silent epidemic. Since the invention of the light bulb, we have been getting less sleep by prioritising work, school, socialising and screentime over the optimum amount of hours.
A lack of sleep and sleep disorders can lead to reduced productivity, road accidents and a range of health issues like depression and heart failure.
On this course, you will learn why sleep is important, how it works and how to break bad sleep habits. You will gain the knowledge and strategies to improve your own sleep and feel empowered to advocate for the sleep health of your community.
What topics will you cover?
- Understand an epidemic
- Learn personal ways to improve sleep
- Encourage healthy sleep habits in your community
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Develop understanding of the epidemic sleep deprivation
- Learn about personal ways to improve your sleep
- Learn about ways to encourage healthy sleep habits in your community
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their sleep quality.
This course is a Teach-Out from the University of Michigan. Teach-Outs are online courses that address important topics and allow people from all around the world to learn about them.
Who developed the course?
As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).
- LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA
- World rankingTop 30Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
University of Michigan are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:
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