sleep start

sleep start

(stărt) [ME. sterten]
Muscle jerking or shortening that occurs at the onset of sleep, usually involving the legs but occasionally the arms, neck, or head.
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One previous study found significant correlations between actigraphy-derived sleep start times and both corrected and uncorrected midpoint of sleep on free days (r = 0.20) and sleep end time and corrected midpoint of sleep on free days (r = 0.44) and midpoint of sleep on free days (r = 0.50) [14].
* Wake during sleep: the amount of time (mins) spent awake between sleep start and sleep end
This also takes into account that the Sailor has the same sleep start time, each night of midnight.
The movement, known as a sleep start, or hypnic or myoclonic jerk, usually happens just before deeper sleep.
A great night's sleep starts with having the perfect set of sheets, which is just what Sachi offers.
But fewer people today think that not getting enough sleep is a good idea, and that's largely because the science of sleep started pointing us in that direction.
I had thought I had a goodnight sleep - no frightening dreams and no discomfort until a few minutes before the sleep started to wane.
Then, finally, sleep starts to gather around you, slowly, like a gentle whirlwind, circling you and your loved ones.
But fewer people today think that not getting enough sleep is a good idea, and thats largely because the science of sleep started pointing us in that direction.
The North East is frequently voted as the friendliest region in the UK which means that one of our brood could be on hand to be a shoulder to cry on and a mediator if any Kendra v Edwina style rows erupt and of course we're also born entertainers which could come in handy when lack of food and sleep starts to take its toll.
"Sleep starts - also known as hypnagogic jerks - are just part of the process of moving from awake to asleep, explains Dr Jason Ellis, Director of Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research.