Dr. Guy Meadows on sleep
The following short videos have been created in association with Dr. Guy Meadows as part of the development of our S+ by ResMed sleep tracker. In our series of 6 films, Dr. Meadows looks at the types of sleep we need, sleep and fitness, the 24 hour society and much more.
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1. Why sleep matters
Do you know what type of sleep you should be getting and why? Dr Guy Meadows explains the physiological processes that take place during sleep and the short and long term consequences of sleep deprivation on health, wellbeing, diet and fitness.
2. How sleep impacts wellbeing
Dr Guy Meadows explains why we may be paying the price for poor sleep in our mental health, wellbeing, productivity and even our waistlines.
3. How sleep affects performance
Into your fitness? Did you know that by improving your sleep you may well see improvements in your physical performance, including strength, speed and reaction time?
4. How we are sabotaging our sleep
Dr Guy Meadows ponders the impact that our modern, 24 hour society is having on our sleep and how smartphones and tablets line up as key culprits for keeping us awake at night.
5. The benefits of sleep tracking
With lots of buzz around sleep tracking Dr Guy Meadows explains how home sleep tracking can lead to genuine improvements in how we sleep by connecting the dots between our lifestyle choices and the sleep we achieve.
6. The benefits of the S+ by ResMed
Dr Guy Meadows talks about the S+ by ResMed and the results that show it is improving the sleep of those who try it.
Dr Guy Meadows is a sleep physiologist, with a doctorate (PhD) from Imperial College, London. He has been working in sleep for the past 16 years, 10 of which have been dedicated purely to helping clients overcome insomnia. He spent four and half years working within the sleep research laboratories of the Royal Brompton and Charing Cross hospitals. His PhD investigated sleep in normal individuals and patients with sleep apnoea.
He is trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
He is pioneering the use of ACT for Insomnia (ACT-i) and regularly talks and runs training workshops for therapists and General Practitioners.
Dr. Guy Meadows has made regular appearances on TV, Radio and in the press through his pioneering work in sleep.