The influence of bed firmness on sleep quality.

  title={The influence of bed firmness on sleep quality.},
  author={Gaby Bader and Silje Engdal},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  volume={31 5},
We studied the relationship between sleep quality and bed surface firmness. Nine men were investigated, sleeping in their homes for at least 5 consecutive nights on a soft and a more firm mattress using a sensor pad placed under the mattress and a solid-state recording device. The subjective feeling of sleep quality did not always agree with the recorded sleep data. The difference was most marked when changing from the subject's own to one of the test mattresses. For the same subject the… CONTINUE READING
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