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Table 2 Sleep characteristics of elderly subjects that underwent of a 6-months training aerobic

From: Exercise training improves sleep pattern and metabolic profile in elderly people in a time-dependent manner

Variables Baseline After three months After six months
Total sleep time (min) 330.86 ± 60.18 342.00 ± 52.12 355.77 ± 30.64
Sleep efficiency (%) 78.31 ± 10.82 78.14 ± 10.20 83.05 ± 6.24
Awake time (min) 79.11 ± 43.98 87.87 ± 40.54 58.77 ± 20.19*
Sleep stage 1 (%) 7.42 ± 6.05 7.21 ± 3.23 5.95 ± 2.61
Sleep stage 2 (%) 57.94 ± 9.92 57.63 ± 8.00 56.38 ± 8.79
Sleep stage 3 and 4 (%) 12.86 ± 6.24 14.34 ± 7.06 16.92 ± 6.92
REM (%) 21.76 ± 8.42 20.79 ± 4.64 20.54 ± 0.93
REM sleep latency (min) 92.43 ± 38.40 81.18 ± 33.43 75.14 ± 31.88*
  1. *p < 0.05 vs. baseline.