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J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2017, 21(1): 52-45 Back to browse issues page
Survey the effect of Zumba training on sleep quality in overweight girls
A. Zar *
Department of Sport Science, Jahrom University, Jahrom, Iran , salehzar@gmail.com
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Background: Poor quality sleep impairs the function of different parts of the body. Some studies have shown that physical activity can effect on the quality of sleep.

Objective: The aim of study was to investigate the effect of Zumba training on sleep quality in obese girls.

Methods: This cross - sectional study was conducted on 30 volunteered overweight girls participated in Zumba training in Shiraz Arta Club in summer 2016. Information via demographic characteristics questionnaire and standard questionnaire Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) were collected. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and independent t-test (α=0.05) were used to analyze the data.

Findings: The results showed that active overweight girls compared to inactive were in a better position in measures of sleep quality (P=0.01), delays in falling asleep (P=0.02), go to sleep duration (P=0.02), effective sleep (P=0.03), sleep disorders (P=0.01), the hypnotic drug consumption (P=0.04), dysfunction in the morning (P=0.03), the overall quality of sleep (P=0.01).

Conclusion: In general, this study showed that Zumba training improves the quality of sleep in overweight girls. Therefore, the use of zumba training for overweight girls is recommended as a non-drug therapy to improve sleep quality.

Keywords: Sleep disorders, Exercise, Zumba, Overweight
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: physical education
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Zar A. Survey the effect of Zumba training on sleep quality in overweight girls. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2017; 21 (1) :52-45
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