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Studies Link Fatigue and Sleep to Major League Baseball (MLB) Performance and Career Longevity

Two new studies show that fatigue may impair strike-zone judgment during the 162 game Major League Baseball season, and a MLB player’s sleepiness can predict his longevity in the league.

National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Exercise Key to Good Sleep

WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2013—Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep. 

“Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help,” says David Cloud, CEO of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). 

Exercise and Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll will focus on Exercise and Sleep. We asked the experts on the poll task force to tell us more about important exercise and sleep topics and the research behind them.           

Sleep Duration Affects Hunger Differently in Men and Women

It is not secret that sleep loss increases appetite. Did you know it can affect men and women differently? Find out more about these differences.

Longer Sleep Times May Counteract Genetic Factors Related to Weight Gain

Short sleep duration increases expression of genetic risks for high body mass index

Toss out another old wives' tale: Sleeping too much does not make you fat. Quite the opposite, according to a new study examining sleep and body mass index (BMI) in twins, which found that sleeping more than nine hours a night may actually suppress genetic influences on body weight.

Lack of Sleep May Increase Calorie Consumption

If you don’t get enough sleep, you may also eat too much — and thus be more likely to become obese.

That is the findings of researchers who presented their study at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Scientific Sessions.

Study: Physical Activity Impacts Overall Quality of Sleep

People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week.

People Who Eat and Sleep Late May Gain Weight

Staying up late, sleeping in every day and eating after 8:00 pm may be risk factors in weight gain.

The Biggest Loser Contestant Sherry Johnston on CPAP Therapy

When The Biggest Loser contestants Sherry Johnston and her daughter Ashley arrived at The Biggest Loser's Ranch (Couple's Edition), they already knew they had sleep apnea. They just hadn't been able to treat it.

The Biggest Loser's Sean Algaier Talks Sleep Apnea

People may not automatically connect sleep to NBC's reality show The Biggest Loser, but sleep is an increasingly important part of this highly successful show.



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