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Exercise and Sleep

Bushman, Barbara A. Ph.D., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3182a05fce
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Can exercise help or hinder getting a good night’s sleep? Does the timing of exercise relative to bedtime matter?

Barbara A. Bushman, Ph.D., FACSM, is a professor at Missouri State University. She holds four ACSM certifications: Program Director, Clinical Exercise Specialist, Health Fitness Specialist, and Personal Trainer. Dr. Bushman has authored papers related to menopause, factors influencing exercise participation, and deep water run training; she authored ACSM’s Action Plan for Menopause(Human Kinetics, 2005), edited ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health (Human Kinetics, 2011) and promotes health/fitness at http://www.Facebook.com /FitnessID.

Disclosure: The author declares no conflict of interest and does not have any financial disclosures.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine.