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STUDY OBJECTIVES The aim was to assess and to compare the acute effects of three different modalities of physical exercise on sleep pattern of patients with chronic primary insomnia. METHODS Forty-eight insomnia patients, 38 female (mean age 44.4 +/- 8 y) were randomly assigned to 4 groups: control (CTR, n=12), moderate-intensity aerobic exercise (MAE,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of long-term moderate aerobic exercise on sleep, quality of life, and mood of individuals with chronic primary insomnia, and to examine whether these effects differed between exercise in the morning and exercise in the late afternoon. METHODS Nineteen sedentary individuals with chronic primary insomnia, mean age 45.0(More)
The purposes of this systematic/critical review are: 1) to identify studies on the effects of exercise on chronic insomnia and sleep complaints in middle-aged and older adults and to compare the results of exercise with those obtained with hypnotic medications and 2) to discuss potential mechanisms by which exercise could promote sleep in insomniac(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of moderate aerobic exercise training on sleep, depression, cortisol, and markers of immune function in patients with chronic primary insomnia. Twenty-one sedentary participants (16 women aged 44.7 ± 9 years) with chronic primary insomnia completed a 4-month intervention of moderate aerobic exercise.(More)
The purpose of this manuscript is to briefly describe the main modalities of non-pharmacological therapy and its utilization on the chronic insomnia treatment. Insomnia is the most frequent sleep disorder and that is more associated with psychiatry disorders. The pharmacotherapy is the most frequent treatment, but the nonpharmacologic therapy has been(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine whether the six-minute walk test (6-MWT) can detect changes in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) induced by exercise training in healthy elderly men. DESIGN Randomized and prospective controlled trial. METHODS Thirty-two healthy untrained men, between 65 and 75 years of age, were randomly assigned to(More)
Objective: To assess the interaction of chronotype with anxiety in patients with chronic primary insomnia. Methods: Sixty-four patients (50 women) with mean age 43.9±8.1 years were investigated with the Horne and Östberg Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ) and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI). Results: Significant negative correlations of(More)
1 Universidade Federal de Goiás, Jataı́, GO, Brazil 2 Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil 3 Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, Presidente Prudente, SP, Brazil 4 College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA 5 Phoenix VA Health Care System, Phoenix,(More)
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