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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As the region's first-ever summit dedicated to advancing the sleep movement, Sleep Expo Middle East will run for three days, bringing together sleep experts and innovators under one roof to discuss and showcase the latest advances in in the sleep technology space.
With initiatives like the Back to Sleep movement and the introduction of the ABC's of Safe Sleep, which educate parents on life-saving sleep guidelines, sleep-related infant deaths have dropped by half in the United States since the 1990s.
In our study, the sleep disorders frequently seen in MS patients who applied to the sleep clinic with complaints of fatigue and sleep disorders were defined respectively as insomnia related findings, sleep respiratory disorders and sleep movement disorders, and the data found to be consistent with many studies in the literature (28,29).
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 plant expresses nyctinastic leaf movements (sleep movement) with both the pinnae and petiole moving downward at night.
These include damaging the watch because of uncontrolled sleep movements or inaccurately monitoring important sleep factors like oxygen levels.
One Insurance, a European digital insurer, launched a joint venture with Munich Re called One Coach, which uses encryption technology and factors such as work time, sleep movements and location to craft insurance coverage shaped around customer conditions.
The Zeeq also has an accompanying smartphone app that monitors your sleep movements, snoring pattern and sleep duration ($199.99).