Which parameters to use for sleep quality monitoring in team sport athletes? A systematic review and metaanalysis

Claudino, Joao Gustavo and Gabbett, Tim J. and de Sa Souza, Helton and Simim, Mario and Fowler, Peter and de Alcantara Borba, Diego and Melo, Marco and Bottino, Altamiro and Loturco, Irineu and D’Almeida, Vania and Amadio, Alberto Carlos and Serrao, Julio Cerca and Nassis, George P. (2019) Which parameters to use for sleep quality monitoring in team sport athletes? A systematic review and metaanalysis. BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine, 5 (1):e000475. pp. 1-13.

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Background: Sleep quality is an essential component of athlete's recovery. However, a better understanding of the parameters to adequately quantify sleep quality in team sport athletes is clearly warranted. Objective: To identify which parameters to use for sleep quality monitoring in team sport athletes. Methods: Systematic searches for articles reporting the qualitative markers related to sleep in team sport athletes were conducted in PubMed, Scopus, SPORTDiscus and Web of Science online databases. The systematic review followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines. For the meta-analysis, effect sizes with 95% CI were calculated and heterogeneity was assessed using a random-effects model. The coefficient of variation (CV) with 95% CI was also calculated to assess the level of instability of each parameter. Results: In general, 30 measuring instruments were used for monitoring sleep quality. A meta-analysis was undertaken on 15 of these parameters. Four objective parameters inferred by actigraphy had significant results (sleep efficiency with small CV and sleep latency, wake episodes and total wake episode duration with large CV). Six subjective parameters obtained from questionnaires and scales also had meaningful results (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (sleep efficiency), Likert scale (Hooper), Likert scale (no reference), Liverpool Jet-Lag Questionnaire, Liverpool Jet-Lag Questionnaire (sleep rating) and RESTQ (sleep quality)). Conclusions: These data suggest that sleep efficiency using actigraphy, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, Likert scale, Liverpool Jet-Lag Questionnaire and RESTQ are indicated to monitor sleep quality in team sport athletes.

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Resilient Regions
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Resilient Regions
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2021 04:53
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2021 05:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: actigraphy; performance; questionnaires and scales; recovery
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4207 Sports science and exercise > 420799 Sports science and exercise not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000475
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/44653

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