Effects of moderate aerobic exercise training on chronic primary insomnia.

  title={Effects of moderate aerobic exercise training on chronic primary insomnia.},
  author={G. S. Passos and D. Poyares and M. G. Santana and C. D’Aurea and S. Youngstedt and S. Tufik and M. D. de Mello},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  volume={12 10},
  • G. S. Passos, D. Poyares, +4 authors M. D. de Mello
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • 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 (standard error [SE] 1.9) years, completed a 6-month exercise training protocol, randomized to morning and late-afternoon exercise groups… CONTINUE READING

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