presleep

presleep

(priːˈsliːp)
adj
(Psychoanalysis) of the period immediately before sleep
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"In women who weight train, there are no differences in overnight local belly fat metabolism or whole-body fat burn whether you eat protein in the form of a protein shake during the day post-workout or at night presleep," said Allman, now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center.
They had high levels of presleep arousal, which includes things like repetitive thinking and rapid heartbeat.
Factors such as type of motor task, training specificity, presleep performance level and complexity can be causes for such inconsistencies.
For example, elevations in anxiety symptoms are linked to higher presleep arousal, which may delay sleep onset and is associated with poorer sleep quality [38].
For the measurements of blood pressure, heart rate variability indices, and arterial stiffness index, the overnight change (postsleep measure minus presleep measure) throughout the test night ([DELTA]T) was first compared with the change throughout the control night ([DELTA]C) to deduct the effect caused by circadian fluctuation.
Other plausible indicators included height, weight, neck circumference, chest circumference, waist circumference, presleep blood pressure, and postsleep blood pressure.
Thereby, the power dissipation of ADR-FF is reduced in the sleep mode while keeping the presleep circuit state.
Another useful strategy is to try to encourage the patient to engage in as many "typical" presleep rituals as he or she would at home.
Special considerations for the application of CBTI for patients with PTSD-related sleep problems include, among other things, cognitive therapy techniques such as cost-benefit analysis for addressing fear of going to sleep and presleep perimeter checks, methods for addressing hyperarousal, and interventions to decrease such maladaptive behavior following nightmare arousals as staying awake trying to figure out the meaning of a nightmare (Manber et al.