First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Christopher CofrancescoFollow

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Poster

Mentor/s

Professor

Location

University Commons

Start Day/Time

4-20-2018 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-20-2018 3:00 PM

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to review scientific literature to determine if exercise has a negative effect on the quality and quantity of sleep in athletes. Four scientific articles were used to review the effects of exercise on the quality and quantity of sleep. When high intensity exercise was introduced total sleep time and sleep efficiency decreased.

College

College of Health Professions

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Exercise Science UG

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The Negative Effects of Exercise on the Quality and Quantity of Sleep in Athletes

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The purpose of this study was to review scientific literature to determine if exercise has a negative effect on the quality and quantity of sleep in athletes. Four scientific articles were used to review the effects of exercise on the quality and quantity of sleep. When high intensity exercise was introduced total sleep time and sleep efficiency decreased.