Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
New Findings on How Exercise Affects SleepDownload audio (MP3)
A recent study out of Northwestern University affirms the long-held notion that exercise improves sleeping patterns, but finds that for insomniacs, it takes four months of exercise for sleep improvements to actually kick in. We'll speak with a lead author of the study about the latest research on exercise and insomnia.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dr. Kelly Glazer Baron, assistant professor of neurology and director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine; and lead author of the study
- Dr. Rafael Pelayo, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center