Effect of Pilates on sleep quality and quality of life of sedentary population.

@article{Leopoldino2013EffectOP,
  title={Effect of Pilates on sleep quality and quality of life of sedentary population.},
  author={Amanda Aparecida Oliveira Leopoldino and N{\'u}bia Carelli Pereira de Avelar and Gabriela Basques Passos and Nat{\'a}lia {\'A}gatta Per{\'a}cio Santana and Vanessa Pereira Teixeira and Vanessa Davanx00E7o Pereira de Lima and D{\'e}bora Fernandes de Melo Vitorino},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={5-10}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of an exercise program based on the Pilates Matwork method on sedentary volunteers who self-reported changes in their sleep quality and quality of life. This was a prospective clinical study, in which the variables (level of sleepiness and quality of life) were compared before and after applying a protocol of 12 weeks of an exercise program (2 sessions per week). The level of sleepiness showed significant improvement between before and… CONTINUE READING

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