Genetic and Environmental Associations Between Objective Sleep and Weight Indicators in 8-year-old Twins

Abstract

Previous research has established associations between sleep and weight indictors (e.g., body mass index [BMI]; Gregory et al., 2006). For example, twin studies suggest that sleep indicators may be as high as 70% heritable,... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Reagan Breitenstein (Arizona State University)
  2. Leah D. Doane (Arizona State University)
  3. Sierra Clifford (Arizona State University)
  4. Samantha Miadich (Arizona State University)
  5. Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant (Arizona State University)

Topic Areas

Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Development

Session

OS-2C » Health (13:15 - Thursday, 21st June, Monadnock)

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