Sleep well-be well study: improving school transition by improving child sleep: a translational randomised trial
Jon Quach, Lisa Gold, Sarah Arnup, Kah-Ling Sia, Melissa Wake, Harriet Hiscock
BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013
INTRODUCTION: The transition to primary school appears crucial for a child's future academic and psychological well-being. Addressing conditions which negatively affect children during this period, such as poor sleep, may improve these outcomes. Sleep problems are common and in a previous efficacy randomised controlled trial, we demonstrated that sleep problems can be identified and improved using school-based screening followed by a brief behavioural intervention. This trial will determine whether the same intervention is beneficial and cost-effective when delivered by an existing school-based health workforce. METHODS/DESIGN: We will recruit 334 children with sleep problems from approximat..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Program. This project is funded by the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant (1024203).