National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Exercise Key to Good Sleep: Page 5 of 6
tai chi and weight lifting. Light activity was defined as walking, while those who do not do any activity classified themselves into the no activity level. Segments are often referred to as vigorous exercisers, moderate exercisers, light exercisers and non-exercisers based on this measure of self-categorization.
2013 Sleep in America®Poll Task Force
Matthew Buman, PhD
Christopher Kline, PhD
Barbara A. Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP
Prof. Dr. Marco Tulio de Mello
Shawn D. Youngstedt, PhD
The National Sleep Foundation began surveying American sleep health and behaviors in 1991. NSF releases the poll findings as part of its 16th annual National Sleep Awareness Week® campaign, held March 3-10, 2013, that culminates with the change to Daylight Saving Time on March 10th. With the change of clocks, NSF wishes to remind Americans not to lose an hour of sleep. Follow events on facebook and twitter @sleepfoundation.
The National Sleep Foundation hosts the Sleep Health and Safety conference March 1-2, 2013 in Washington, DC to advance sleep health education for health professionals and public policy leaders.
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