Sleep is an important contributor to physical and mental health. However, chronic sleep deprivation has become common in adolescents, especially on weekdays.
Indeed there has been a decline of 0.75 min/night/year in sleep duration over the last 100 years, with the greatest rate of decline in sleep occurring
for adolescents and on school days.
Furthermore, insufficient sleep as a possible cause of weight gain and obesity has received considerable attention in the media and scientific literature over the past decade - as lack of sleep impacts on eating and activity behaviors.
This survey covers some key questions compiled by Loughborough University, who have engaged in a body of research looking at the interconnections between sleep, sedentary behavior, physical activity and diet