‘Football Is Good for Your Sleep’

@article{Brand2009FootballIG,
  title={‘Football Is Good for Your Sleep’},
  author={S. Brand and J. Beck and M. Gerber and M. Hatzinger and E. Holsboer-trachsler},
  journal={Journal of Health Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={1144 - 1155}
}
It is commonly assumed that physical activity exerts a favorable impact on sleep, although scientific evidence is lacking. This study investigated the impact of football sports on the sleep patterns of 36 male chronic and intense football players and 34 controls. Participants completed a sleep log for seven consecutive days. Compared to controls, football players reported shorter sleep onset latency, fewer awakenings, higher scores of sleep quality and a lower variability of sleep from weekdays… Expand
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