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1- Imam Khomeini International University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sport Sciences, Ghazvin, Iran , motape1360@yahoo.com
2- Imam Khomeini International University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sport Sciences, Ghazvin, Iran
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Objectives:  Aging Lifestyle and factors such as physical activity, sleep quality and nutritional patterns are issues that affect quality of life. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between sleep quality and elderly lifestyle with an emphasis on physical activity.
Methods: A descriptive-analytic research method was used in which 130 elderly women aged 60-70 years old in Qazvin city in 1397 at the Sports and Health Consultation Center of Sports and Youth Department of Qazvin Province were selected by available sampling method. The nutritional analysis of the subjects was evaluated before the tests in order to control the effect of food intake on the results using N4 software. The sleep and physical activity recording device (Actiwatch-8) was used to collect data. Pearson correlation coefficient was used for data analysis.
Results: The results of the study showed that there was a significant relationship between physical activity with sleep duration (p = 0.04), awakening bouts (p = 0.038), actual sleep (p = 0.003) and Time in bed (p = 0.035).
Conclusion: The results of the study showed that sleep patterns have a direct relationship with physical activity behavior. Therefore, it is recommended to increase the duration of activity in order to improve the quality of sleep in the elderly.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Geriatric
Received: 2018/07/21 | Accepted: 2018/10/06

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