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Publish with impact in Nature and Science of Sleep

Research impact is an important topic in the research world. Funders, institutions, and researchers themselves are all interested in assessing the quality and impact of research.

We’ve curated a collection of published articles from Nature and Science of Sleep based on their impact within the field—from neurophysiology and functions of sleep, genetics of sleep, sleep disorders and therapy, and strategies to optimize healthy sleep.

Explore the science behind these articles and increase your impact as a researcher by becoming our next published author.

Idiopathic hypersomnia
Idiopathic hypersomnia: historical account, critical review of current tests and criteria, diagnostic evaluation in the absence of biological markers and robust electrophysiological diagnostic criteria
Michel Billiard, Karel Sonka
Department of Neurology, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier, France; Department of Neurology and Center of Clinical Neuroscience, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
Phasic sleep bruxism in OSA patients
Artificial intelligence analysis of mandibular movements enables accurate detection of Phasic Sleep Bruxism in OSA patients: a pilot study
Jean-Benoit Martinot, Nhat-Nam Le-Dong, Valérie Cuthbert, Stéphane Denison, David Gozal, Gilles Lavigne, Jean-Louis Pépin
Sleep Laboratory, CHU Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) Namur Site Sainte-Elisabeth, Namur, 5000, Belgium; Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, UCL Bruxelles Woluwe, Brussels, 1200, Belgium; Sunrise, Namur, 5101, Belgium; Department of Child Health and Child Health Research Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65201, USA; Faculté de médecine dentaire, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7, Canada; HP2 Laboratory, Inserm U1042, University Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, 38000, France
Shorter sleep predictions
Shorter sleep predicts longer subsequent day sedentary duration in healthy midlife adults, but not in those with sleep apnea
Saurabh S Thosar, Meera C Bhide, Isabel Katlaps, Nicole P Bowles, Steven A Shea, Andrew W McHill
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences; School of Nursing; Knight Cardiovascular Institute, School of Medicine; OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
Napping behavior in athletes
To nap or not to nap? a systematic review evaluating napping behavior in athletes and the impact on various measures of athletic performance
Michele Lastella, Shona L Halson, Jacopo A Vitale, Aamir R Memon, Grace E Vincent
Appleton Institute for Behavioural Science, Central Queensland University, Adelaide, Australia; School of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia; Laboratory of Movement and Sport Science, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy; Institute of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women, Nawabshah, Shaheed Benazirabad, Pakistan
Shift work disorder in non-standard work schedules
Prevalence of probable shift work disorder in non-standard work schedules and associations with sleep, health and safety outcomes: a cross-sectional analysis
Amy C Reynolds, Sally A Ferguson, Sarah L Appleton, Meagan E Crowther, Yohannes Adama Melaku, Tiffany K Gill, Shantha MW Rajaratnam, Robert J Adams
Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (Sleep Health)/Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA, Australia; Appleton Institute, CQ University Australia, Wayville, SA, Australia; Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia; School of Psychological Sciences and Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia
Associations between transgender identity, sleep, mental health and suicidality
Associations between transgender identity, sleep, mental health and suicidality among a North American cohort of college students
Shelley Hershner, Erica C Jansen, Ronald Gavidia, Lisa Matlen, Mary Hoban, Galit Levi Dunietz
Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Pediatrics; Sleep Disorder Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; American College Health Association, Research Office, Silver Spring, MD, USA
Are sleep patterns influenced by race?
Are sleep patterns influenced by race/ethnicity – a marker of relative advantage or disadvantage? Evidence to date
Dayna A Johnson, Chandra L Jackson, Natasha J Williams, Carmela Alcántara
Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Health and Human Services, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA; Department of Health and Human Services, Intramural Program, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Bethesda, MD, USA; Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, Center for Healthful Behavior Change, New York, NY, USA; School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Are you interested in publishing your next article with Nature and Science of Sleep?

Authors are encouraged to send an abstract to obtain a view from the Editor about the suitability of their paper. The Editor will perform a pre-submission check based on the subject matter vs the aims and scope of the journal and advise if it is suitable for submission.

Professor Ahmed S. BaHammam Editor-in-Chief: Professor Ahmed S. BaHammam

Ahmed S. BaHammam is the Director of the University Sleep Medicine Research Center and Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program, King Saud University, and Professor of Sleep Medicine at the College of Medicine, King Saud University.

Prof. BaHammam did his specialization in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Manitoba, Canada, in the mid-1990s with Meir Kryger. He also obtained the Royal College of Physicians of London and the American College of Physicians’ Fellowships. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of King Saud University in 2016.

Prof. BaHammam has experience with medical journal editorship for over 17 years, as Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor, or a member of the Editorial Board of several general and specialty medical journals, and a reviewer of the top specialty journals. He was nominated to the Sleep & Respiratory Neurobiology Planning Committee (SRN) membership of the American Thoracic Society in 2018 and is a founding member of the Asian Society of Sleep Medicine (ASSM).

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