sleep movement

Related to sleep movement: turgor movement

sleep movement

n
(Botany) the folding together of leaflets, petals, etc, that occurs at night in certain plants, such as the prayer plant (Maranta leuconura)
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The ability to roll over is an important sleep movement because it can enable the person to change positions, which can reduce the severity of breathing disorders or pressure sores that may occur in patients with PD while sleeping [10].
When the Safe Legally Entitled Emergency Places to Sleep movement - SLEEPS - launched its midwinter campaign, a site for Opportunity Village was finally approved by the city of Eugene, as were a few rest stops, together providing temporary sleeping sites for about 90 people.
Each infant was fitted with an anklet actigraph that recorded 24 hours of motion data before and after immunization, from which sleep movement was extrapolated.
The researchers explored various elements of sleep including difficulty in falling asleep; waking too early or during the night; excessive daytime sleepiness or falling asleep during daytime; snoring; and excessive sleep movement.
The Zeeq also has an accompanying smartphone app that monitors your sleep movements, snoring pattern and sleep duration ($199.