Behavioral Strategies, Including Exercise, for Addressing Insomnia
By Rachel R. Markwald, Ph.D.; Imran Iftikhar, M.D.; and Shawn D. Youngstedt, Ph.D.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia involves sleep restriction, stimulus-control, and cognitive restructuring and is demonstrated effective for improving sleep. Epidemiologic and experimental evidence indicate that exercise is also effective for insomnia, suggesting the need for comparative efficacy trials.
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By reading this article the health and fitness professional will:
- Learn that cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is superior to sleeping pills for treating insomnia, and its accessibility is rapidly improving.
- Be reminded that exercise can promote sleep in insomnia.
- Find a list of recommendations on good sleep practices that can be shared with clients to help with insomnia symptoms.
Key words: Insomnia, Sleep Problems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Health, Exercise
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