volume 34, issue 2, P137-143 2003
DOI: 10.1076/brhm.34.2.137.14487
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Abstract: Irregular working hours, including night work, change sleep-wake time arrangements which in turn might affect the ability to drive safely. This study aims to compare the effects of an irregular and a fixed day shift system on the sleep-wake cycle of truck drivers.The investigation of sleep-wake cycle was carried-out with 37 truck drivers working on two transportation plants: 24 working on irregular working hours and 13 on fixed day shift. The truck drivers filled out sleep logs and wore actigraphs for 10 cons…

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