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Sleep is thought to be restorative in function, but what is restored during sleep is unclear. Here we tested the hypothesis that increased periods of wakefulness will result in decreased levels of glycogen, the principal energy store in brain, and with recovery sleep levels of glycogen will be replenished, thus representing a homeostatic component of sleep(More)
The purpose of the study was a trial of using the calorie pendulum test and the test of reversal of the direction of caloric nystagmus with an optokinetic stimulus for assessment of the oculovestibular response in children after brain commotion. The investigations were carried out in 30 children aged from 6 to 10 years. In both tests the movements of the(More)
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