February 29, 2024
Abdosaleh Zar

Abdosaleh Zar

Academic Rank: Associate professor
Degree: Ph.D in exercise physiology
Phone: 09387228086
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities


Title Investigating the effectiveness of Physical Activity on Sleep Quality in consumers of tobacco
Type Article
Tobacco , Quality of sleep , exercise
Journal Jorjani Biomedicine Journal
DOI http://goums.ac.ir/jorjanijournal/article-1-731-en
Researchers Abdosaleh Zar (First researcher) , Fatemeh ahmadi (Second researcher) , Hamid Reza Sadeghipour (Third researcher) , Abolfazl shayan nooshabadi (Fourth researcher)


Background and objective: Tobacco consumption is one of the hazardous factors that affect people’s quality of life and quality of sleep. This study aimed to compare components quality of sleep in physically active and inactive people tobacco consumers. Methods: Tobacco consumers in Shiraz were the statistical population of this comparative study. That 470 people of them Participated in the study. Pittsburgh sleep quality questionnaire (PSQI) was used for data collection. Results: physically active tobacco consumers compared with inactive tobacco consumers obtained significantly better scores in total PSQI score (p = 0.006) and subscales such as daytime dysfunction (p = 0.007), sleep duration (p = 0.002), sleep latency (p = 0.01), subjective sleep quality (p = 0.03). Conclusion: Exercise and physical activity can have a positive effect on the quality of sleep in tobacco consumers. Findings can inform interventions designed to improve sleep quality via increasing opportunities for exercise among smokers.