Study links poor sleep quality to physical disability in older adults

A study of community-dwelling older adults published in the March issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found an independent association between poor sleep quality and physical disability, which was defined as difficulty in performing basic activities of daily life. Results show that subjective poor sleep was significantly associated with physical disability, even after controlling for the effects of other established risk factors.

Read the study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine: Poor Sleep Quality is Independently Associated with Physical Disability in Older Adults

2015-03-24T00:00:00+00:00March 24th, 2015|Research|