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Effect of multi-functional fabric on sleep stages and growth hormone levels during sleep.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15204045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nine young girls participated in cross-over sessions, sleeping with either multi-functional fabric (experimental session) or cotton (control session). The relative duration of slow-wave sleep (SWS) was 1.89-fold higher in the experimental session than in the control session. The peak growth hormone (GH) secretion in the experimental session was more than 2.4-fold higher than during the control session (p <.001). The quality of sleep during the experimental session was significantly better than in the control session (p <.01). These results suggest that multi-functional fabric wear is effective in inducing deep sleep, increasing GH, and improving the quality of sleep.
Authors:
Myeong Soo Lee; Jeho Song; Hye-Jung Kim; Ki-Won Park; Sun-Rock Moon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of neuroscience     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0020-7454     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  2004 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-18     Completed Date:  2004-07-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0270707     Medline TA:  Int J Neurosci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  795-804     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright Taylor and Francis Inc.
Affiliation:
Center for Integrative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Physiological
Adaptation, Psychological
Adolescent
Child
Clothing / psychology*
Female
Human Growth Hormone / blood*
Humans
Polysomnography
Sleep Stages / physiology*
Touch / physiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
12629-01-5/Human Growth Hormone

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