actigraph
An accelerometer, worn by a sleeping subject, that records sleep activities
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  • actigraph — ac·ti·graph (akґtĭ graph) a device worn on the wrist for measuring body movements over time and studying circadian rhythms; it can be used when the patient is asleep to estimate sleep quantity and quality …   Medical dictionary

  • actigraph — n. small electronic device used to monitor and record a certain activity in a person over a specific period of time (such as heart rate, respiration, body temperature, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Actigraphy — is a relatively non invasive method of monitoring human rest/activity cycles. A small actigraph unit, also called an actimetry sensor, [cite journal | last = Pigot | first = Hélène | coauthors = Bernard Lefebvre, Jean Guy Meunier, Brigitte… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sleep medicine — is a medical subspecialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. From the middle of the 20th century, research has provided increasing knowledge and answered many questions about sleep wake functioning. [cite… …   Wikipedia

  • actigraphy — noun The use of the actigraph to record the movements of a sleeping subject, and analyze the subjects sleep patterns …   Wiktionary

  • Autobus de Lens-Béthune — « Tadao » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Tadao (homonymie). Tadao …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Transports en commun de Lens-Béthune — Les transports en commun de Lens Béthune sont le service de transport en commun du réseau du syndicat mixte des transports Artois Gohelle, qui, après quelques appels d offres, a consenti une délégation de service public à Keolis Artois, dans le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • actigraphy — ac·tig·ra·phy (ak tigґrə fe) the use of an actigraph to measure periods of rest and activity; used in the evaluation of patients with insomnia or suspected wake/sleep cycle abnormalities …   Medical dictionary

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