Service Members often endure long waking hours, shift work, or both. Staying awake longer than 24 hours or during periods when your internal clock prefers to sleep can impact physical and cognitive performance. But you can learn evidence-based tips to develop fatigue management strategies to mitigate the impact of sleep deprivation on your military performance. Use this infographic to learn sleep strategies for before, during, and after shift work and sustained operations.
Learning more about other topics related to sleep and fatigue management can help you put all the pieces together before, during, and after shift work and sustained operations. Check out the following HPRC’s and OPSS’ resources for additional information:
- Sleep vacation: One way to transform your sleep for military wellness and performance optimization
- 20 Holistic sleep-optimization tips for better performance, mental health, and resilience
- Napping for the military: When and how long you should nap
- Strategic napping for when you get no sleep
- Caffeine and performance
Published on: April 14, 2023
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