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Why it’s important for athletes to get full night’s sleep

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Deep sleep restores spirit, as well as energizes the brain and body. If you get too little sleep, split-second decisions can be compromised. Dr. Richard Lehman, medical director for the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine in Kirkwood, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss why sleep has become a secret weapon for athletes.


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