Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Sleep education program for junior students in Japan. The sleep education group was provided with information on proper sleep health and sleep-promoting behaviors. The students in this group were asked to practice one sleep-promoting behavior as a goal for 2 weeks and to monitor their practice using sleep diaries.

Study Results: Improvement of knowledge and sleep behaviors and patterns

Reference: Tamura, N., & Tanaka, H. (2016). Effects of a sleep education program with self-help treatment on sleeping patterns and daytime sleepiness in Japanese adolescents: A cluster randomized trial. Chronobiology International, 33(8), 1073–1085.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good