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Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

New Findings on How Exercise Affects Sleep


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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

Guests:

  • 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

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