Journal: Early Child Development and Care, 120, 39-44.
Title: Preschool Children's Sleep and Wake Behavior: Effects of Massage Therapy. *
Authors: Field, T., Kilmer, T., Hernandez-Reif, M. & Burman, I. (1996).
Conclusions: Compared to children who received no massage, preschool children who received 20 minutes of massage twice weekly for five weeks exhibited the following results:
Journal: American Journal of Critical Care, 7, 288-299.
Title: Effect of a back massage and relaxation intervention on sleep in critically ill patients.
Authors: Richards, K.C. (1998).
Conclusions: Critically ill patients often have difficulty sleeping which impairs their recuperation [anabolism occurs during periods of sleep]. Nonpharmacological techniques to assist sleep had never been evaluated before this study which assessed the efficacy of the following methods on a random assortment of 69 critically ill men:
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