Relationship between physical activity and sleep

Can you walk to a better night of sleep?

In the United States, as much as 1 in 3 adults do not get enough quality sleep. It is estimated that nine million adults rely on medication to help them fall asleep regularly, although recent evidence has highlighted side effects such as dependency on sleep aides, cancer and possible even death.

While previous longitudinal studies have shown a strong correlation between sleep and exercise, this article specifically investigated the daily changes in physical activity and their effects on sleep.


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