sleep experts ask schools to start late

sleep experts ask schools to start late

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Statements like “early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” have lost all meanings due to new lifestyle caused by internet, TV, xBox and mobile phones. Students usually sleep very late as they love to chat, play video games or watch their favourite shows and films until 11 or 12 in the night. If they sleep late, how could they wake up early. And since, they have to wake up early to catch their school buses, they deprive their mind and body from resting for a necessary 6-8 hours.Sleeping less makes children yawn in the class rooms. They lose focus and feel body pain, go through cold and headache all the day. In this condition, no kid should be expected to perform well in any field of life. Sleep is a tonic which rejuvenates a body for the day’s worksConsidering all these factors, sleep experts of Delhi have requested all schools to start late to allow children to have their necessary sleeping hours. This is vital due to new phenomenon known as delayed sleep phase syndrome.
19-Mar-2015 09:37:22 IST