Circadian rhythms of European and African-Americans after a large delay of sleep as in jet lag and night work

@inproceedings{Eastman2016CircadianRO,
  title={Circadian rhythms of European and African-Americans after a large delay of sleep as in jet lag and night work},
  author={Charmane I Eastman and Victoria A. Tomaka and Stephanie J Crowley},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
Jet travel and night shift work produce large changes in when people sleep, work and eat; a challenge that was not encountered during most of our evolution. Successful adaptation would require the internal, master, circadian clock to make large phase shifts to reduce the circadian misalignment between circadian rhythms and the times for sleep, work and meals. We compared African-Americans and non-Hispanic European-Americans in how much their circadian clocks shifted after a 9 hour phase delay… CONTINUE READING
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