FSMTA 2022 Wellness

FSMTA 2022
88th Annual Conference
Wellness session
Virtual: 28 January, 2023

Sleep and Exercise: the unsung practice strategies


For more information about topics covered in this presentation, go to Categories in the right-hand column of this blog site and scroll down to Exercise, Memory, and Sleep.  Also see blog entry: Learning and memory: the role of sleep, exercise, and nutrition. 


Allen, S. (2012).  Memory Stabilization and Enhancement Following Music PracticePsychology of Music, 41(6), 794-803.

Blomstrand, P. and Engvall, J. (2021). Effects of a single exercise workout on memory and learning functions in young adults – A systematic reviewTranslational Sports Medicine, 4 (1): 115-127.

Cedernaes J. et. al. (2015). Short Sleep Makes Declarative Memories Vulnerable to Stress in Humans.  Sleep, 38(12), 1861-1868.

Drummond, S. P. and Brown, G. G. (2001). The Effects of Total Sleep Deprivation on Cerebral Responses to Cognitive Performance, Neuropsychopharmacology 25(5): S68-73.

Drummond, S. P. ,et al. (2000). Altered Brain Response to Verbal Learning Following Sleep Deprivation, Nature 403 : 655-57.

van Dongen, E.V., et al. (2016).  Physical Exercise Performed Four Hours after Learning Improves Memory Retention and Increases Hippocampal Pattern Similarity during Retrieval.  Current Biology, 26(13),1722-1727.

Walker, M.P. (2009).  The Role of Slow Wave Sleep in Memory Processing.  Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(2), S20-S26.


Matthew Walker. (2017). Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. New York: Scribner.

Lois Svard. 2023.  The Musical Brain:  what students, teachers, and performers need to know. 
Oxford. (Extended discussion of sleep and memory)  See below for discount offer. 


Healthy Sleep     From the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard University Medical School.

from Science Daily

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