Sleep and exercise: a reciprocal issue?

  title={Sleep and exercise: a reciprocal issue?},
  author={Mounir Chennaoui and Pierrick J. Arnal and Fabien Sauvet and D. Leger},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
Sleep and exercise influence each other through complex, bilateral interactions that involve multiple physiological and psychological pathways. Physical activity is usually considered as beneficial in aiding sleep although this link may be subject to multiple moderating factors such as sex, age, fitness level, sleep quality and the characteristics of the exercise (intensity, duration, time of day, environment). It is therefore vital to improve knowledge in fundamental physiology in order to… CONTINUE READING
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