Is sleep duration linked to weight change?
- Appelhans, B.M., Janssen, I., Cursio, J.F., Matthews, K.A., Hall, M., Gold, E.B., Burns, J.W., Kravitz, H.M., 2013. Sleep duration and weight change in midlife women: The SWAN sleep study. Obesity 21, 77–84.
- 310 women aged 48 to 59
- Sleep duration was assessed for approximately one month with wrist actigraphy (which measures wrist movements) and sleep diaries.
- BMI was assessed annually for 2 years with follow up over an average of 4.6 years.
- Average BMI increased from 29.6 kg/m2 to 30.0
- The link between sleep duration and BMI was not significant.
- No (without confidence)