Exercising, sleep-EEG patterns, and psychological functioning are related among adolescents.

@article{Brand2010ExercisingSP,
  title={Exercising, sleep-EEG patterns, and psychological functioning are related among adolescents.},
  author={Serge Brand and Markus Gerber and Johannes Beck and Martin Hatzinger and Uwe P{\"u}hse and Edith Holsboer-Trachsler},
  journal={The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={594-602}
}
OBJECTIVES Lay and scientific opinion alike hold that physical activity is efficient as both remedy and preventative measure for poor sleep. There is evidence that strenuous exercising of adolescent elite athletes leads to favourable sleep patterns. However, research on this in non-elite athletes is limited. The aim of the present study was to compare sleep-EEG patterns of higher leisure time exercisers and controls. METHODS A total 38 adolescents (M = 18.59) took part in the study; 17 were… CONTINUE READING

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