Traci Watson reports on a new study from Northwestern University examining how jet lag effects MLB performance. Read about the study and Dr. Winter's comments from the January 23, 2017 article here.
Malcolm Ritter discusses new research examining the effects of jet lag on baseball team performance. Read the entire January 23, 2017 article here.
Adam Himmelbach interviews Dr. Winter for his article entitled, "Over 82 Games, Celtics Find 40 Winks Can Help." This article explores napping in the NBA. Read the full December 27, 2016 article here.
Dr. Winter's work with Major League Baseball teams is profiled in this article by Caroline Kettlewell in the Fall 2016 University of Virginia Alumni Magazine. Read the article here.
Dr. Winter was featured in a Men's Journal article in the May 2016 issue. The feature explores Dr. Winter's work with professional sports teams. You can read the article here.
Dr. Winter discusses the role sugar plays in optimizing performance and health in the January/February 2016 issue of Men's Health magazine in a column entitled "Dodging Mankillers."
Dr. Winter's tips for sleeping better at night and helping your brain function better are featured in the November 2015 issue of Men's Health magazine.
Dr. Winter discusses how toothpaste might be thwarting your efforts to sleep in the October 2015 issue of Men's Health magazine.
Dr. Winter is featured in this New York Times article entitled "How To Fall Asleep." Read the May 15, 2015 article by Malia Wollan here.
Dr. Winter's work with professional athletes was featured in a Sports Illustrated article by Matt McCarthy. The 4/13/15 article entitled, "Nap Time" can be read here.
Dr. Winter is featured in the April 2015 issue of Virginia Living magazine in an article entitled Sleep for Success. You can read the full article by Sandra Shelley here.
Dr. Winter was featured in a New York Times article by Karen Crouse on sleep in professional golfers. Read the 4/4/15 article here.
Dr. Winter was interviewed by the associated press about the role he has played with the San Francisco Giants over the years as they capture their third World Series in five years. Read the AP article in USA Today here.
Dr. Winter is the featured expert in this month's Men's Health. His page of sleep tips can be found on page 24 of the November issue. Click here for his article "5 Ways to Sleep Better Every Night.
Dr. Winter's tips about sleep, nutrition, and elite athletes appears in Jamie Lisanti's article from Sports Illustrated. The story entitled, "How doctors and dietitians help NBA players fight jet lag with nutrition. Click here to read the article featuring Dr. Winter.
Dr. Winter talks about sleep and alcohol in the April 2014 issue of Men's Health Magazine. Read the article "Keep the Beer, Lose the Belly" by Ben Court here.
Dr. Winter in a cover mentioned article, The Science of Sleep/This Is Your Wake-Up Call in the January/February 2013 issue of Bicycling. The article is here.
In the October 2012 issue of Details magazine, Dr Winter debunks sleep myths. Read the article here.
Dr. Winter appears in the May,2012 issue of Women's Health on page 12. In this issue he gives his tips for sleeping better.
Dr. Winter serves on the Men's Health magazine Health Advisory Board as their sleep medicine expert. He appears in this section of the magazine in every issue and frequently answers questions sent in by readers. He is also a frequent contributor to articles in the publication.
The August 2010 issue of Trail Runner magazine features an article entitled, "Get In Rhythm: Optimize your race performance across time zones". The article by Mackenzie Lobby exclusively features the work and research of Dr. Winter. Click here for the article.
Dr. Winter wrote an article for the June 2009 issue of Triathlete magazine on Jet Lag. His article was the first article of a new series called "Doctor's Orders."
Dr. Winter's research on sleep and athletic performance is highlighted throughout a feature story on home field advantage in the January 2009 issue of ESPN Magazine.
Time on Their Side" an
article by Tina Hesman Saey was featured June 2008.
For Kids: Hey Batter,
by Jennifer Cutraro.
For Giants the Hits Will Come at Night by Mike Tanier, July 30, 2011.
Sleepy Baseball Players Take A Hit In Batting Study Says by Karen Kaplan. June 14, 2011.
Dr. Winter's research on baseball travel and it's impact on outcomes was featured in the July 17, 2009 article entitled, "Baseball Veers into Left Field" by Austin Kelly.
Nicholas Bakalar featured Dr. Winter's research in his story entitled,"Traveling Through Time Zones Can Take Toll on Teams." It appeared in the June 28, 2008 issue.
"Can a Good Night's Sleep Save the Laker's" was the question posed in the title of the Shari Roan article featuring Dr. Winter's work from June 10, 2008.
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Is the President getting enough sleep and what are the dangers posed if he is not? Marjorie Korn talks with Dr. Winter in this February 10, 2017 Men's Journal article. Read the full article here.
Zahra Barnes explores sleep and and ways in which antidepressant medications can affect it. Read the full February 2, 2017 article here.
Marissa Lalibarte talks to Dr. Winter about pillows in this January 11, 2017 Reader's Digest article. Read more here.
Korin Miller dives into the concept of "clean sleep" as proposed by Gweneth Paltrow in a recent Daily Mail article. Read what Dr. Winter has to say about this idea in this December 20, 2016 article here.
Casse Shortsleeves interviews Dr. Winter about how sleep can block the formation of unwanted or unpleasant memories after a traumatic incident. Read the full December 16, 2016 article from Vice here.
Dr. Winter talks about sleep, insomnia and televisions in your bedroom with Jenna Lee on Happening now, December 13, 2016.
Lara McGlashan talks weight loss and performance optimization via sleep in this January/February 2017 Oxygen magazine article. Read the full article here.
Dr. Winter talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the NBA's grueling schedule and the affect it has on player sleep and performance. Read the December 5, 2016 article here.
Dr. Winter appeared on The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call with host Rick Moore to talk about sleep and how we can all sleep better. They also discussed his new book, The Sleep Solution will be published in 2017. Click here to hear the November 13, 2016 interivew.
Korin Miller explores how the time change that comes with the end of Daylight Savings Time can affect your sleep. Read what she and Dr. Winter say to do about it in the November 4, 2016 article posted here.
Ever wonder how to properly take melation for your sleep. Kathleen Mulpeter explores this topic with Dr. Winter in this October 16, 2016 article from Yahoo. You can read it here.
Beth Skwarecki evaluates sleep tracking devices and helps sort out what they can really tell you from what they cannot. Read what she and Dr. Winter have to say about these popular devices in this October 13, 2016 article from Lifehacker here.
Leslie Goldman walks through some tips for sleeping better in this Real Simple article from the October 2016 issue of Real Simple magazine (page 115). You can read the article here.
Dr. Winter talks about how much sleep we need in the Korin Miller article from September 16, 2016.
Dr. Winter was featured on the September 14, 2016 Happening Now on Fox News to discuss how sleep loss may lead to difficulty interpreting the emotions of other and controlling your own. See the full video here.
Dr. Winter talks about pink noise in the Huffington Post series entitled Better Living. See the video here.
Suzannah Weiss shares tips for a better sleep in this July 31, 2016 Glamour article entitled, "This Trick Could Help You Sleep Better." Find out what Dr. Winter thinks about the science behind it by clicking here to read the article.
Dr. Winter discusses how to beat jet lag in this July 22, 2016 article from consumer reports. You can read Lindsey Feingold's article by clicking here.
NBC 12 in Richmond, VA featured Dr. Winter in a story about a young girl's journey through the diagnosis and treatment of narcolepsy. Watch Allison Norlain's piece here.
Did Prince really go 154 hours without sleep? Korin Miler discusses media stories of prolonged sleep deprivation in this April 23, 2016 article from Self magazine. Read the full article here.
Cassie Shortsleeve spoke to Dr. Winter about dreams and nightmares in the March 23, 2016 article from Glamour. Read the article here.
Korin Miller explores melatonin as a sleep aid and discusses the pros and cons with Dr. Winter in this March 22, 2016 article in Self. Read the article here.
Cassie Shortsleeve asks the question, "Does melatonin lead to better sleep?" in this March 21, 2016 Shape article. Read the full text here.
Dr. Winter discusses the best position for sleeping in this RK Robles article from Parent Herald. Read the full March 19, 2016 article here.
Do women need more sleep than men? Suzannah Weiss tackles this question with Dr. Winter in this March 15, 2016 Glamour Health article. Click here to read the full text.
Korin Miller talks to Dr. Winter about new research showing how sleeping in on the weekend may make up for lost sleep during the work week. You can read the January 22, 2016 article here.
How do white noise machines affect your sleep and when are they most helpful? Rachel Nussbaum talks to Dr. Winter in this Greatest article from January 6, 2016. Read the full article here.
Why do you fall asleep after sex? Cassie Shortsleeve explores the topic in this December 28, 2015 Men's Health article featuring Dr. Winter. You can read the full text here.
Can we make up a sleep debt? K. Aleisha Fetters talks to Dr. Winter about making up lost sleep in this November 6, 2015 article from U.S. News & World Report. You can view the article here.
Dr. Winter discusses how to wake up feeling more refreshed in Mackenzie Wagoner's October 30, 2015 article entitled How to Be an Early Riser in the Dark: Winter Advice From a Sleep Expert. Read the full article here.
Dr. Winter discusses how much sleep humans need in the October 19, 2015 Interview with Jenna Lee on Happening Now. Watch the full video clip here.
Paige Fowler asks Dr. Winter what nap duration works best. Read the September 24, 2015 Shape article here.
Dr. Winter answers the question, "Do you need more sleep after a workout?" in this September 23, 2015 Yahoo Health article. Click here to get the answer.
An aide to Hillary Clinton reports staying awake 100 hours to write a speech. Korin Miller interviews Dr. Winter about whether he thinks this really happened or if there may have been some naps along the way. Read the September 1, 2015 article here.
Dr. Winter and other discuss the potential advantages of sleeping naked in this article from August 24, 2015. Read about sleeping in the buff here.
This Huffington Post article, taken from Men's Health discusses Dr. Winter's favorite trick for falling asleep quickly. Read the August 23, 2015 article here.
Showering in the morning or evening...which is best? Dr. Winter provides his argument in this article by Rachel Nussbaum from August 20, 2015. Read the article here.
Is the snooze button something you should be smacking in the morning. This August 17, 2015 article by Jada Green can answer that question. See what Dr. Winter has to say here.
Kristen Domonell unearths some creative secrets for better sleep in this article from August 10, 2015. Read the article here.
This Cheat Sheet article by Kirsten Klahn features Dr. Winter's tips for preventing electronic devices from ruining your sleep. Read the August 10th, 2015 article here.
Dr. Winter discusses how your sleeping position could affect you chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. Read the August 9, 2015 article here.
Amy Levin-Epstein and Cassie Shortsleeve talk with Dr. Winter about 10 surprising things that are killing your sleep in this article from the New York Post dated June 3, 2015. Read the article here.
Dr. Winter discusses the strange things that can happen during sleep in this May 13, 2015 article by Laura Tedesco entitled, "5 Strange Things You Do At Night (And How To Know When They've Become A Problem). Click here to read the article.
Men's Health writer Ashley Balcerzak asks Dr. Winter how to take the perfect work nap in this article from May 12, 2015. Click here to read it.
Dr. Winter's work with professional athletes is spotlighted in this May 11, 2015 Bleacher Report article by Scott Miller entitled, "The Mental ABCs of Postmodern Baseball: Searching for Every Possible Edge. Click here to read the article.
Dr. Winter appeared on the Healthy U radio show on April 21, 2015 to discuss a variety of topics in sleep. You can listen to the broadcast here.
Dr. Winter appeared on Happening Now with Jenna Lee (4/16/15) to discuss new findings indicating strong relationships between breathing disturbances in sleep and dementia onset. Read more here.
Dr. Winter appeared on The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on March 31, 2015 to discuss Exploding Head Syndrome. View the clip here.
Dr. Winter appears in this article from Runners World about the relationship between sleep and pain. Read the March 10, 2015 article here.
Arianna Huffington's Q & A with Dr. Winter about sleep, his work with athletes, and how improving sleep can help those who are not elite athletes. Read the February 26, 2015 article here.
"Fall Asleep In 10 Minutes" is the title of this Kelsey Cannon article from November 14, 2014 featuring Dr. Winter's advice. Read it here.
Dr. Winter is featured in the article 6 Ways to Get More Energy-Now! by Beth Levine published 10/17/2014. See the article here.
Dr. Winter gives his opinion of "Tingleheads" in this article from the Today show online. Read the October 15, 2014 article here.
Once again, Dr. Winter joins The Two Mikes (Mike Parry and Mike Graham) on Extra Time to discuss sleep eating and sport in the UK. Click on the link to hear the talkSport broadcast. talkSpPORT is the worl'd biggest sports radio station and global audio partner of the Premier League.
Listen to the September 26 broadcast
Dr. Winter appears in K. Aleisha Fetters article entitled "16 Evening Habits That Make Everything Better." Read the Sept 22, 2014 Refinery 29 article here.
Dr. Winter appeared as a guest on the Huffington Post Live Nerd Forum on 9/16/2014 to discuss a variety of topics and studies in science. See the full video here.
Dr. Winter's advice appeared in Rachel Bachman's Wall Street Journal article entitled, "The Ways to Avoid Feeling Off During Workouts". You can read the full article from the September 2, 2014 issue here.
Dr. Winter appears in Nicole Dieker's 8/29/14 article on Freelancer about picking the best schedule for sleep. You can read the article here.
Dr. Winter appeared live on WWL Radio in New Orleans on 8/28/14. He discussed school start times and how they affect our kid's sleep. You can listen to the full interview here.
Dr. Winter appeared on The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on August 14, 2014 to discuss suvorexant, a new FDA approved sleeping pill. See the video interview here. This marked Dr. Winter's tenth appearance on Fox News Channel since his debut on The Real Story on October 10, 2013.
Read Jessica Migala's article on how to feel Vacation Refreshed (July 30, 2014). Dr. Winter's sleep tips for sleeping better and setting up your bedroom for better rest can be viewed by clicking here.
Dr. Winter appeared live on WTOP radio to discuss how much sleep we really need and if 8 hours is right for everyone. You can find the 7/28/14 broadcast here.
Dr. Winter joins The Two Mikes (Mike Parry and Mike Graham) on Extra Time to discuss sleep and sport in the UK. Click on the link to hear the talkSport broadcast. talkSpPORT is the worl'd biggest sports radio station and global audio partner of the Premier League.
Listen to the July 25 broadcast
Dr. Winter appeared on Happening Now on Fox News channel on July 23, 2014 to discuss research indicating 8 hours may not be optimal for your health. Click on the video link above to see the full interview.
Dr. Winter addresses the issue of how much sleep we need to be healthy. Read the article, dated July 23, by Today contributor Megan Holohan here.
Dr. Winter discusses early detection of Alzheimer's disease on Happening Now from July 15, 2014 and how getting more sleep may help to stave off the disease here.
In an article from July 10, Dr. Winter discusses how foods affect our sleep and circadian rhythm. Read the article by Today contributor Megan Holohan here.
Dr. Winter appeared on WNRN's Sunday Morning Wake Up Call (6/1/2014) to talk about sleep with host Rick Moore. Listen to the show here.
Dr. Winter appeared on the May 30, 2014 Happening Now to discuss research exploring the link between cynicism and dementia. Read more here.
Dr. Winter was interviewed about sleep, cognition, and the role drugs can play in the mix. Listen to the full interview from May 3, 2014 here.
Click here to listen to Dr. Winter on WCCO talking about sleep.
Dr. Winter appeared on The Drive to discuss NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, his sleep, and how he uses sleep technology to get him ready to race in both the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indianapolis 500 on the same day. Listen to the segment below.
Dr. Winter discusses sleep and memory on Happening Now (April 14, 2014). Click here to see the segment.
Dr. Winter discusses some more unusual sleep disturbances with Paige Fowler in this men's Health article. Click here to read. (April 27, 2014).
Dr. Winter talks about jet lag and the mixed martial arts fighter here. (April 9, 2014)
Dr. Winter talks about how to wake up easier here. (April 8, 2014)
Dr. Winter talks about buying the right mattress. Click here to read the article. (April 4, 2014)
Dr. Winter talks about the myths and facts surrounding biphasic sleep. Click here to read the article. (March 21, 2014)
Dr. Winter debunks sleep myths in this article from Elle magazine by Lisa Whitmore (March 13 2014).
Dr. Winter talks about sleeping arrangements and partners choosing to share a bed or not. Listen to the radio interview here. (February 4th, 2014)
Dr. Winter appeared live on January 21st to discuss cognitive decline in the elderly. Watch the segment here.
Dr. Winter appeared on Fox News on December 4th to discuss shiftwork and microsleep in relation to the train accident in New York. Click here to watch the segment!
Dr. Winter explored the science of sleep in our sleep center here in Charlottesville, VA, in the premiere episode of The Dose with Dr. Billy on HLN. (December 1st, 2013)
Dr. Winter counsels Arielle Pardes on fad sleeping trends. Polyphasic Sleep: Hacking Shut Eye. Read the article here.
Watch Dr. Winter discuss 10 unexpected things that can ruin you sleep on Huff Post Live. (December 30, 2013)
Dr. Winter appeared on Happening Now on Fox News Channel on November 19th to discuss insomnia and its impact on depression treatment.
Dr. Winter appeared live on Hot 102 FM in Kingston, Jamaica to address multiple sleep topics (November 22, 2013).
How Important Is A Good Night's Sleep To Your Health? Dr. Winter is back on Fox News with Jenna Lee! (October 21, 2013)
Watch the segment here.
Dr. Winter appears on The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson. Gadgets That Help You Get a Good Night's Sleep. (October 10, 2013)
Dr. Winter explains how to adjust your internal clock. Read his advice in Entrepreneur, How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person. (October 1, 2013)
As ESPN's own sleep expert, Dr. Winter hypothesizes about the challenges an NFL team in London would face in this hot read: More Than Just A Nice Place To Visit. (September 25, 2013)
Have the Jaguars "doubled down" on catching up with their sleep? Dr. Winter had it right on with his performance prediction for the Jacksonville Jaguars. (September 20, 2013)
Listen to Dr. Winter in Harrisonburg's Virginia Insight WMRA radio segment, Sleep Stories...Sleep Solutions. (September 6, 2013)
Sleepless in The United States. Watch Dr. Winter discuss sleeping pill use/abuse. (September 4, 2013)
8 Ways to Wake Up With More Energy. Dr. Winter gives advice on Grandparents.com about cooler temperatures for better sleep. (September 3, 2013)
Saturday Night: No Use for Sheep. Listen to Dr. Winter discuss sleeping pill dependency. (August 31, 2013)
Dr. Winter takes a look at current concerns in eye health field. Glaucoma: Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk. (August 15, 2013)
Why You Can't Fall Asleep. Watch Dr. Winter name and explain common insomnia factors in a solo interview. (August 13, 2013)
Dr. Winter discusses The Fundamental Differences Between 'Night Owls' Vs. 'Morning Larks'. (August 12, 2013)
Dr. Winter reveals the optimal bedroom temperature range for sleep. 9 Surprising Reasons You Can't Fall Asleep. (August 12, 2013)
Find Dr. Winter's tips on the best ways to avoid oversleeping in this helpful Huffington Post article. How To Never Oversleep Again. (August 6, 2013)
Dr. Winter is back on Oprah.com with advice on recognizing sleep deprivation. 6 Invisible Signs You're Burnt Out. (July 31, 2013)
1070 WINA Morning News Weekends: Dr. Chris Winter explains why night time eaters gain more weight. (July 14, 2013)
Dr. Winter's take on biphasic sleep. End your insomnia: The new shift in sleep. Beth Levine, body&mind. Download the PDF article here. (June 2013)
What the Sleep Experts Do to Get a Good Night's Rest on Oprah.com. Sleep Advice from Experts, Tip #1
13 Expert Approved Sleep Tips/If You Could Only Give One Piece of Sleep Advice, What Would It Be? Huffpost Healthy Living (June 13, 2013).
Dr. Winter appeared live on Hot 102 FM in Kingston, Jamaica to address multiple sleep topics (June 11, 2013).
Dr. Winter expounds on sleep debt, 'social jet lag', and the key to napping. Can You Catch Up on Lost Sleep? with Heidi Mitchell in The Wall Street Journal (May 20, 2013)
Do Athletes Play Better At Night? Better Sleep On It. by Eric Malinowski (June 13, 2011)
Sleep Preference Predicts Baseball Success, Study Says by Christine Dell'Amore (June 15, 2011)
Take Control of Your Dream Life by Madeline Haller is an internet article about lucid dreaming featuring commentary by Dr. Winter (July 28, 2010)
The Sleep Snatchers lists six sneaky things that might be robbing you of your sleep (Dec 12, 2011).
Morning Larks Outperform Night Owls on the Pitcher's Mound: Study found sleep schedules can help predict Major Leaguer's performance by Serena Gordon (June 9, 2010)
Baseball Teams Strike Out When Jet-Lagged by Randy Dotinga from June 11, 2008.
Circadian advantage and travel in Major League Baseball is discussed during Dr.
Winter's appearance on NPR's Science
Friday on June 13th, 2008.
Medpage Today presents a video interview with Dr. Winter on his Major League Baseball research. Originally taped June 10, 2008.
Major League Baseball Teams with Greater Circadian Advantage Are More Likely To Succeed (June 10, 2008)