Body movements during night sleep in healthy elderly subjects and their relationships with sleep stages.

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In order to enlighten the profile of body movements during sleep at old age, the night sleep of twelve elderly subjects was polygraphically investigated; seven young healthy subjects were the control group. Significantly less body movements during sleep were found in the elderly compared to young subjects, meaning that the decrease in the number of body… (More)

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@article{Gori2004BodyMD, title={Body movements during night sleep in healthy elderly subjects and their relationships with sleep stages.}, author={Sara Gori and Gianluca Ficca and Fiorenza Giganti and Ilaria Di Nasso and L. Murri and Piero Salzarulo}, journal={Brain research bulletin}, year={2004}, volume={63 5}, pages={393-7} }