Comparing Subjective With Objective Sleep Parameters Via Multisensory Actigraphy in German Physical Education Students

  • Kölling S
  • Endler S
  • Ferrauti A
 et al. 
  • 15

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 7

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

This study compared subjective with objective sleep parameters among 72 physical education students. Furthermore, the study determined whether 24-hr recording differs from nighttime recording only. Participants wore the SenseWear Armband for three consecutive nights and kept a sleep log. Agreement rates ranged from moderate to low for sleep onset latency (ICC = 0.39 to 0.70) and wake after sleep onset (ICC = 0.22 to 0.59), while time in bed (ICC = 0.93 to 0.95) and total sleep time (ICC = 0.90 to 0.92) revealed strong agreement during this period. Comparing deviations between 24-hr wearing time (n = 24) and night-only application (n = 20) revealed no statistical difference (p > 0.05). As athletic populations have yet to be investigated for these purposes, this study provides useful indicators and practical implications for future studies.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Sarah Kölling

  • Stefan Endler

  • Alexander Ferrauti

  • Tim Meyer

  • Michael Kellmann

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free