Effects of Lack of Sleep to Students of Philippine State College

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“Effects of Lack Sleep to the Students of Philippine State College of Aeronautics”

Name (Optional):_____________________
Age: __________
Gender: __M __F
Civil Status: ____________

Check for the desired answer.| Yes| No|
1. Do you usually sleep late?| | |
2. Do you find it hard to sleep early?| | |
3. Do you feel lazy if you experience lack of sleep?| | | 4. Do you feel short tempered when you experience lack of sleep?| | | 5. Does your lack of sleep affect your study?| | |
6. Do you sleep in school because of lack of sleep at home?| | | 7. Is it hard to focus in school when you lack of sleep? | | | 8. Do you think that too much academic activities affect your sleeping habit?| | | 9. Does not enough sleep bothers your way of thinking?| | | 10. Lack of sleep affects the learning of a student| | |

Table of Results/Findings
(Out of 20 correspondents)

Check for the desired answer.| Yes| No|
1. Do you usually sleep late?| 20| 0|
2. Do you find it hard to sleep early?| 15| 5|
3. Do you feel lazy if you experience lack of sleep?| 20| 0| 4. Do you feel short tempered when you experience lack of sleep?| 19| 1| 5. Does your lack of sleep affect your study?| 16| 4|

6. Do you sleep in school because of lack of sleep at home?| 8| 12| 7. Is it hard to focus in school when you lack of sleep? | 20| 0| 8. Do you think that too much academic activities affect your sleeping habit?| 19| 1| 9. Does not enough sleep bothers your way of thinking?| 20| 0| 10. Lack of sleep affects the learning of a student| 18| 2|

Introduction

A person may not receive the recommend amount of sleep in a night. School, friends, family, and social events can all be factors in reducing a person’s amount of sleep. It may not seem a whole lot to miss out on just a couple hours a night, but lacking a proper amount of sleep can hurt us in our day to day activities. Sleep is an essential life process. It is as important to our well-being as the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe. Unfortunately, it is easy to take sleep for granted. Busy people sometimes regard sleep as a waste of time. As college students, many of us have grown used to sleepless nights, be it as a result of long nights of studying, doing assignments we have put off until the last minute, or partying a bit too hard. Regardless of the reasons, we have all experienced the effects of sleepless nights although the effects are not always immediately apparent. Many of us do not really understand the dynamics of sleep nor do we recognize the purpose and the importance of sleep. Sleep is also the body’s way of rejuvenating itself. This process helps replenish the energy stores we have depleted throughout the day, as well as give our organs the opportunity to rest. Sleep relaxes us and helps with the overall health of the central nervous system. Lack of sleep can lead to decrease in concentration, reaction time and overall alertness. Of course, these effects are of great importance for students in all majors, but more so for aeronautics you feel the next day. If you wake up irritable, tired and unenergetic, you probably are not getting all of the sleep you need. Sleep deprivation or a reduction in the amount of sleep we require is cumulative; however, the fact still remains that one good night of sleep will make up for several nights of lost sleep. Typically, an average person sleeps seven to eight hours each night. How do you then explain those who sleep less than the average? These people are generally more active, sociable, ambitious and extroverted, while those who sleep more than eight hours a night have been found to be introverted, critical and significant worriers. Sleeping too much or too little may be one of the warning signs of physical, emotional or behavioural problems. Common causes of sleep difficulties, Sleep problems or insomnia are traditionally classified as...
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